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Alcoholism Etiology and Treatment

Issues for Theory and Practice

by Bernard Segal

  • 167 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular medicine,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Alcoholism,
  • etiology,
  • therapy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8329143M
    ISBN 10086656845X
    ISBN 109780866568456

      The addiction to Facebook is the excessive dependence when making use of this social network, to the point of leaving aside aspects of daily life such as work or social relationships face to face. The obsession with this online platform is one of the most addictive disorders associated with the most recent behavior. Research related to Internet addiction and new digital media have shown the.   Pharmaceutical Treatment for Alcoholism. Although there is no "magic pill" that will cure alcoholism, there are medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration that are used to help people who have stopped drinking to remain sober. Currently, three medications are approved in the U.S. for the treatment of alcoholism.

    Addiction tends to run in families, and certain types of genes Stretches of DNA, a substance you inherit from your parents, that define characteristics such as your risk for certain disorders, such as addiction. have been linked to different forms of addiction. But not all members of an affected family are necessarily prone to addiction. To shed light on the potential role of social anxiety in addiction treatment, Book and colleagues that an anxiety disorder which appears at a time when the person is experiencing alcohol-related problems may have an etiology separate from alcohol use. Likewise, a reduction in anxiety symptoms following alcohol treatment, which often is Cited by:

    Alcoholism is the chronic consumption of alcoholic beverages. It is also referred to as alcohol dependence syndrome and defines the characteristic behavior of alcoholics, i.e. impaired control over drinking that leads to loss of control over one’s are numerous causes of alcoholism. The leading factors usually associated with alcoholism are genetics and psychological and social. Among those abusing alcohol, people who are genetically predisposed to alcoholism have a higher risk of developing an alcohol use disorder. Although people can inherit alcoholic tendencies, the development of an alcohol use disorder is also dependent on social and environmental factors.


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Alcoholism Etiology and Treatment by Bernard Segal Download PDF EPUB FB2

The most crucial issues concerning the causes and treatment of alcoholism are discussed in this stimulating and provocative volume.

Leading experts critically review a number of topics prevailing in the field of alcoholism today that have direct implications for practitioners and by: 3.

Alcoholism: A Review of Its Characteristics, Etiology, Treatment, and Controversies provides an accurate picture of the current state of research and treatment effectiveness in the field of alcoholism. Using compelling evidence, Irving Maltzman describes how the field has been distorted by the behavior therapy by: 5.

The book was divided into four parts: (1) background; (2) etiology; (3) treatment; and (4) prevention. Part one is a review of alcoholism treatment and etiological theories. The controversial disease concept of alcohol was discussed first, followed by the physiological, psychological and sociocultural theories, by:   Alcoholism: The Cause & The Cure is not only the most comprehensive book providing the techniques used to heal addictive biochemistry through addressing the root alcoholism cause with an aggressive alcoholism treatment, and the research and science which validates the supremacy of orthomolecular alcoholism treatment over all others, but is the most advanced holistic treatment you can find in a book /5(15).

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "Has also been published as Drugs & society, volume 2, numbers 3/4 "--Title page verso. Finally, there is a cure for alcoholism. This is the first step. Featuring new and updated information and studies, including an introduction by actress Claudia Christian, the second edition of The Cure for Alcoholism delivers exactly what millions of alcoholics and families of alcoholics have been hoping for: a painless, dignified, and medically proven cure for their addiction/5().

Alcoholism Treatment Asnotedabove,untreatedalcoholismresultsina varietyofsocial,medical,andlegalconsequences for the alcoholic, for the family, and for society. Often, particularly with respect to medicine, the The etiology, consequences, and treatment of alcoholism Cited by: 7. These movies and books let me know I was not alone, that there were other people walking around who drank like I did.

I distinctly remember reading my most favorite addiction memoir ever, Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp, at age I would only read the book secretly in my room, out of fear that someone would see me reading g: Etiology. Alcoholism (not a medical term) is a type of alcohol use disorder.

Milder cases -- when people abuse alcohol but aren’t dependent on it -- are as well. Milder cases -- when people abuse alcohol Author: R. Morgan Griffin. Disulfiram (Antabuse) is a drug that causes physical discomfort (such as nausea, vomiting, and headaches) any time the person consumes alcohol.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. alcoholism, disease characterized by impaired control over the consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Alcoholism is a serious problem worldwide; in the United States the wide availability of alcoholic beverages makes alcohol the most accessible drug, and alcoholism is the most prevalent of the nation's addictions (see drug addiction and drug abuse).

Definition of Alcoholism. The NIAAA defines an alcohol use disorder, or AUD, as a diagnosable medical condition in which an individual’s alcohol consumption causes harm or distress. The AUD most are familiar with is alcoholism. Symptoms of alcoholism include: Physical craving or urge to drink; Dependence that includes withdrawal symptoms when drinking is stopped.

Alcoholism refers to use of alcohol that results in an individual experiencing significant distress and or dysfunction in daily life. It is diagnosable through specific behavioral criteria.

There are no laboratory tests, brain scans, or blood tests that can diagnose alcoholism. Alcoholism: A Review of Its Characteristics, Etiology, Treatment, and Controversies provides an accurate picture of the current state of research and treatment effectiveness in the field of alcoholism.

Using compelling evidence, Irving Maltzman describes how the field has been distorted by the behavior therapy approach. Search terms included “alcohol abuse,” “alcoholism,” “antipsychotics,” “antidepressants,” “anticonvulsants,” and “treatments for alcohol use disorders” through October Articles that focus on alcohol detoxification and managing alcohol withdrawal syndrome were excluded, as this topic is outside the scope of this by: Get this from a library.

Alcoholism: a review of its characteristics, etiology, treatments, and controversies. [Irving Maltzman] -- "Suicide is a pressing international health problem, yet its breadth remains unacknowledged.

The principle purpose of Suicide Science is to expand the boundaries of suicide research, by focusing on. Treatment of an alcohol abuse issue in a younger individual requires a program that follows the same general outline as treatment for alcohol use disorders in general, but is tailored for young people.

There are some specialized considerations that should be made and implemented for younger individuals regarding the prevention of alcohol use. The Natural History of Alcoholism Revisited () is a book by psychiatrist George E.

Vaillant that describes two multi-decade studies of the lives of American males, non-alcoholics at the outset, focusing on their lifelong drinking behaviours.

By following the men from youth to old age it was possible to chart their drinking patterns and what factors may have contributed to : George E.

Vaillant. Alcoholism is not to be confused with alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse does NOT include an extremely strong craving for alcohol, loss of control over drinking or physical dependence. However, alcohol abuse is defined as a pattern of drinking that results in one or more of the following situations within a month period.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: Counseling the alcoholic. c Description: xviii, pages ; 23 cm.This insightful book is a synoptic presentation of Causes and Treatment of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction. It gives an insight into Alcoholism and Drug Addiction genetic and/or acquired etiologies through researched studies that draw the conclusion that Addiction is a disease/ medical condition.

For many people, drinking alcohol is nothing more than a pleasant way to relax. However, people with alcohol use disorders drink to excess, endangering both .