Loosening the Grip : A Handbook of Alcohol Information with PowerWeb

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-11-28
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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This text offers a through approach to understanding alcohol and its physical and psychological affects on an individual. It is the only comprehensive, self-contained book intended to cover the range of psychological factors, physical complications, treatment options, and family concerns. The text is easy to read and covers a broad range of situations making it suitable for academics, students, or families of alcoholics.

Table of Contents

1. Alcohol

2. Alcohol and the Body

3. Medical Complications

4. Alcohol Dependence

5. Etiology of Alcohol Dependence

6. The Behavior of Alcohol Dependence

7. Effects of Alcohol problems in the Family

8. Evaluation and Treatment Overview

9. Treatment Techniques and approaches

10. Special Populations

11. Psychiatric Considerations

12. Odds ‘n Ends

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