eBook Alcoholism Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0780811925
  • ISBN-13: 9780780811928
  • DDC: 362.292
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 601 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released February 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Alcoholism Sourcebook, Third Edition provides readers with updated information about alcohol use, abuse, and dependence. Physical alcohol-related effects on the brain, liver, pancreas, heart, lungs, nerves, and kidneys are described, and mental health issues that often accompany alcohol problems are discussed. A section on the problem of underage drinking looks at the causes and consequences of drinking among adolescents, and another section discusses the effects of alcohol use on reproductive and fetal health. Facts about alcohol's impact on families, workplaces, and communities are included, and guidance is provided for helping someone with an alcohol problem receive appropriate treatment and recovery services. The book concludes with a glossary of terms related to alcohol use and abuse and directories of resources for support and additional information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
1: Understanding Alcohol Use, Abuse, and Dependence.
2: When Can Alcohol be Used Safely?.
3: Drinking Alcohol: Low Risk Versus High Risk.
4: Alcohol Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
5: Prevalence of Alcohol Use in the United States.
6: Ethnicity, Culture, and Alcohol.
7: Binge Drinking.
8: Facts about Alcoholism.
9: What Does Alcoholism Look Like?.
10: Questions and Answers about Alcoholism.
11: Researchers Identify Alcoholism Subtypes.
12: Alcohol-Related Problems: Are You at Risk?.
13: Risk Factors for Alcohol-Related Problems Across the Lifespan.
14: Alcohol and Women’s Health Issues.
15: Men’s Health Risks from Excessive Alcohol Use.
16: Alcohol Use in Older People.
17: Stress and the Abuse of Alcohol and Other Substances.
18: Understanding the Development of an Addiction.
19: How Do Addictions Develop?.
20: The Science Behind Addiction.
21: Frequently Asked Questions about Addiction.
22: The Genetics of Alcoholism.
23: Genes and Addiction.
24: Is There a Genetic Link between Alcoholism and Other Drug Use Disorders?.
25: Alcohol Metabolism Is Controlled by Genetic Factors.
26: The Problem of Underage Drinking.
27: Underage Drinking in America: Scope of the Problem.
28: Current Drinking Patterns among Underage Drinkers.
29: Quantity and Frequency of Alcohol Use among Underage Drinkers.
30: Where Do Youth Obtain and Consume Alcohol?.
31: Does Advertising Play a Role in Underage Drinking?.
32: Advertising Regulations for Alcoholic Beverages.
33: Youth Exposure to Alcohol Advertising.
34: How to Identify, Analyze, and Evaluate Media Messages.
35: How Alcohol Affects Development.
36: Developmental Perspective on Underage Alcohol Use.
37: Alcohol Use and Adolescent Development.
38: Factors That Place Teens at Risk for Alcohol-Related Problems.
39: Adolescents at Risk for Substance Use Disorders.
40: Paternal Alcohol Use Increases Substance Use among Adolescents.
41: Alcohol, Energy Drinks, and Youth: A Dangerous Mix.
42: Alcohol Use on College Campuses.
43: Drinking on Campus: Scope of the Problem.
44: Campus Safety Issue: Violence and Alcohol Use.
45: Sexual Violence and Alcohol Use on Campus.
46: Academic Performance and Alcohol Use.
47: What Policy-Makers Need to Know about College Drinking.
48: Family Guide to Underage Drinking Prevention.
49: Parental Involvement in Alcohol Use Prevention.
50: Talk to Your Child about Alcohol.
51: Family-Based Prevention among Teens with Genetic Risk Factors for Substance Abuse.
52: Efforts to Prevent and Reduce Alcohol Problems in Adolescents.
53: School Interventions to Prevent Alcohol Abuse.
54: Comprehensive Principles for Interventions Aimed at Underage Alcohol Use.
55: Alcohol Use Prevention and Intervention in Underage Populations.
56: Adolescent Exposure to Substance Use Prevention Messages.
57: Community-Based Alcohol Abuse Prevention.
58: Strategies for Local Alcohol-Related Policies and Practices.
59: Town Hall Meetings Mobilize Communities to Prevent and Reduce Underage Alcohol Use.
60: Communities That Care (CTC): An Evidence-Based Substance-Use Prevention System.
61: The Minimum Legal Drinking Age (MLDA) Law.
62: The Physical Effects and Consequences of Alcohol Abuse.
63: Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC).
64: BAC and Alcohol Impairment.
65: Alcohol Poisoning.
66: Alcohol Hangover.
67: Alcohol Changes the Brain.
68: Alcohol Tolerance and Withdrawal.
69: Drinking and Cognitive Function.
70: Adolescent Brain is Vulnerable to Alcohol Exposure.
71: Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (Alcoholic Encephalopathy).
72: Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease.
73: Overview and Progression of Liver Disease.
74: Cirrhosis.
75: Fatty Liver.
76: Alcohol and Hepatitis C.
77: Nutrition Therapy in Alcoholic Liver Disease.
78: Alcohol and Cardiovascular Disease.
79: Alcohol, Wine, and Cardiovascular Disease.
80: Blood Pressure and Alcohol.
81: Cardiomyopathy.
82: Alcoholic Neuropathy.
83: Alcoholic Lung Disease.
84: Alcohol Abuse Affects Bone Health.
85: The Link between Alcohol and Osteoporosis.
86: Excessive Alcohol Intake is a Risk Factor for Osteonecrosis.
87: Other Organs at Risk from Alcohol Abuse.
88: Alcohol and the Gastrointestinal Tract.
89: Alcoholism: A Common Cause of Pancreatitis.
90: Alcohol and Kidney Function.
91: How Alcohol Interacts with Other Diseases and Disorders.
92: Influence of Alcohol and Gender on Immune Response.
93: Alcohol Use Increases Likelihood of Acquiring Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).
94: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Alcohol Use.
95: Alcohol Increases Cancer Risks.
96: Alcohol and Hypoglycemia in Diabetics.
97: Alcohol and Sleep Difficulties.
98: Use with Caution: Alcohol and Medications.
99: Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol with Medicines.
100: Alcohol Abuse Makes Prescription Drug Abuse More Likely.
101: The Effects of Alcohol on Reproductive and Fetal Health.
102: Alcohol and the Reproductive System.
103: Alcohol Use among Pregnant Women and Recent Mothers.
104: Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
105: Effects of Alcohol on a Fetus.
106: Drinking When You Are Pregnant Can Hurt Your Baby.
107: How Alcohol Can Damage a Fetus.
108: Alcohol Binges Linked to Increased Risk of Oral Clefts.
109: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
110: Features and Symptoms of FASD.
111: Diagnosing FASD.
112: FASD Among Native Americans.
113: Scope of FASD among Native American Populations.
114: Tips for Native Men to Help Women Be Alcohol-Free.
115: Adopting and Fostering Children with FASD.
116: FASD May Co-Occur with Mental Illness.
117: Mental Health Problems Associated with Alcohol Abuse.
118: Anxiety Disorders and Alcohol Abuse.
119: Depression and Alcohol Use.
120: Depression and Initiation of Alcohol Use among Youth.
121: Co-Occurring Major Depressive Episode (MDE) and Alcohol Use Disorder among Adults.
122: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Problems with Alcohol Use.
123: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with Conduct Disorder Raises Alcohol-Abuse Risk.
124: Alcohol and Other Addiction Disorders.
125: Alcohol and Tobacco.
126: Concurrent Alcohol and Illicit Drug Use.
127: Alcohol and Risks for Other Drug Dependence.
128: Substance Use and Dependence Following Initiation of Alcohol Use.
129: Alcohol’s Association with Suicide.
130: Excessive Alcohol Use Increases Risk of Suicidal Thoughts and Suicide Attempts.
131: Alcohol and Suicide among Racial/Ethnic Populations.
132: Alcohol’s Impact on Family, Work, and the Community.
133: Children Living with Alcohol-Abusing Parents.
134: The Number of Children Living with Substance-Abusing Parents.
135: Coping with an Alcoholic Parent.
136: Interpersonal Violence and Alcohol.
137: Alcohol-Impaired Vehicle Operation.
138: How Alcohol Affects Drivers.
139: Crashes and Fatalities Involving Alcohol-Impaired Drivers.
140: Driving after Binge Drinking.
141: Boating Under the Influence of Alcohol.
142: Preventing Alcohol-Impaired Driving.
143: Impaired Driving Research.
144: Mass Media Campaigns to Prevent Alcohol-Impaired Driving.
145: Sobriety Checkpoints.
146: Designated Driver Promotion Programs.
147: Alcohol Impacts the Workplace.
148: Alcohol-Related Fire Fatalities.
149: Raising Alcohol Taxes Reduces Harm.
150: Treatment and Recovery.
151: Helping Someone Who Has a Problem with Alcohol.
152: Screening for Alcohol Use and Alcohol-Related Problems.
153: Changing Alcohol Drinking Habits.
154: Strategies for Reducing Alcohol Consumption or Quitting.
155: Technology That Helps Consumers Reduce Alcohol Use.
156: The Differences Between Brief Intervention and Treatment for Alcoholism.
157: Brief Interventions to Moderate Alcohol Consumption.
158: Examples of Early and Brief Interventions.
159: Brief Intervention Helps Emergency Patients Reduce Drinking.
160: Alcohol Treatment: Need, Utilization, and Barriers.
161: Detoxification: One Part of Substance Abuse Treatment.
162: Withdrawal from Alcohol.
163: Acute and Post-Acute Withdrawal.
164: Delirium Tremens.
165: Repeated Alcohol Withdrawal: Sensitization and Implications for Relapse.
166: Prescription Medicines Used for Alcohol Abuse Treatment.
167: Alcohol Abuse Treatment: Process and Programs.
168: Treating Co-Occurring Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders.
169: Diagnosing Co-Occurring Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders.
170: Integrated Treatments for Co-Occurring Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders.
171: Recovery from Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Alcohol Abuse.
172: The Role of Mutual Support Groups in Alcohol Abuse Recovery.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Alcohol Use and Abuse.
Directory of Support Groups for Alcohol-Related Concerns.
Directory of State Agencies for Substance Abuse Services.
Directory of Organizations with Information about Alcohol Use and Abuse.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
1: Understanding Alcohol Use, Abuse, and Dependence.
2: When Can Alcohol be Used Safely?.
3: Drinking Alcohol: Low Risk Versus High Risk.
4: Alcohol Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
5: Prevalence of Alcohol Use in the United States.
6: Ethnicity, Culture, and Alcohol.
7: Binge Drinking.
8: Facts about Alcoholism.
9: What Does Alcoholism Look Like?.
10: Questions and Answers about Alcoholism.
11: Researchers Identify Alcoholism Subtypes.
12: Alcohol-Related Problems: Are You at Risk?.
13: Risk Factors for Alcohol-Related Problems Across the Lifespan.
14: Alcohol and Women’s Health Issues.
15: Men’s Health Risks from Excessive Alcohol Use.
16: Alcohol Use in Older People.
17: Stress and the Abuse of Alcohol and Other Substances.
18: Understanding the Development of an Addiction.
19: How Do Addictions Develop?.
20: The Science Behind Addiction.
21: Frequently Asked Questions about Addiction.
22: The Genetics of Alcoholism.
23: Genes and Addiction.
24: Is There a Genetic Link between Alcoholism and Other Drug Use Disorders?.
25: Alcohol Metabolism Is Controlled by Genetic Factors.
26: The Problem of Underage Drinking.
27: Underage Drinking in America: Scope of the Problem.
28: Current Drinking Patterns among Underage Drinkers.
29: Quantity and Frequency of Alcohol Use among Underage Drinkers.
30: Where Do Youth Obtain and Consume Alcohol?.
31: Does Advertising Play a Role in Underage Drinking?.
32: Advertising Regulations for Alcoholic Beverages.
33: Youth Exposure to Alcohol Advertising.
34: How to Identify, Analyze, and Evaluate Media Messages.
35: How Alcohol Affects Development.
36: Developmental Perspective on Underage Alcohol Use.
37: Alcohol Use and Adolescent Development.
38: Factors That Place Teens at Risk for Alcohol-Related Problems.
39: Adolescents at Risk for Substance Use Disorders.
40: Paternal Alcohol Use Increases Substance Use among Adolescents.
41: Alcohol, Energy Drinks, and Youth: A Dangerous Mix.
42: Alcohol Use on College Campuses.
43: Drinking on Campus: Scope of the Problem.
44: Campus Safety Issue: Violence and Alcohol Use.
45: Sexual Violence and Alcohol Use on Campus.
46: Academic Performance and Alcohol Use.
47: What Policy-Makers Need to Know about College Drinking.
48: Family Guide to Underage Drinking Prevention.
49: Parental Involvement in Alcohol Use Prevention.
50: Talk to Your Child about Alcohol.
51: Family-Based Prevention among Teens with Genetic Risk Factors for Substance Abuse.
52: Efforts to Prevent and Reduce Alcohol Problems in Adolescents.
53: School Interventions to Prevent Alcohol Abuse.
54: Comprehensive Principles for Interventions Aimed at Underage Alcohol Use.
55: Alcohol Use Prevention and Intervention in Underage Populations.
56: Adolescent Exposure to Substance Use Prevention Messages.
57: Community-Based Alcohol Abuse Prevention.
58: Strategies for Local Alcohol-Related Policies and Practices.
59: Town Hall Meetings Mobilize Communities to Prevent and Reduce Underage Alcohol Use.
60: Communities That Care (CTC): An Evidence-Based Substance-Use Prevention System.
61: The Minimum Legal Drinking Age (MLDA) Law.
62: The Physical Effects and Consequences of Alcohol Abuse.
63: Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC).
64: BAC and Alcohol Impairment.
65: Alcohol Poisoning.
66: Alcohol Hangover.
67: Alcohol Changes the Brain.
68: Alcohol Tolerance and Withdrawal.
69: Drinking and Cognitive Function.
70: Adolescent Brain is Vulnerable to Alcohol Exposure.
71: Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (Alcoholic Encephalopathy).
72: Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease.
73: Overview and Progression of Liver Disease.
74: Cirrhosis.
75: Fatty Liver.
76: Alcohol and Hepatitis C.
77: Nutrition Therapy in Alcoholic Liver Disease.
78: Alcohol and Cardiovascular Disease.
79: Alcohol, Wine, and Cardiovascular Disease.
80: Blood Pressure and Alcohol.
81: Cardiomyopathy.
82: Alcoholic Neuropathy.
83: Alcoholic Lung Disease.
84: Alcohol Abuse Affects Bone Health.
85: The Link between Alcohol and Osteoporosis.
86: Excessive Alcohol Intake is a Risk Factor for Osteonecrosis.
87: Other Organs at Risk from Alcohol Abuse.
88: Alcohol and the Gastrointestinal Tract.
89: Alcoholism: A Common Cause of Pancreatitis.
90: Alcohol and Kidney Function.
91: How Alcohol Interacts with Other Diseases and Disorders.
92: Influence of Alcohol and Gender on Immune Response.
93: Alcohol Use Increases Likelihood of Acquiring Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).
94: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Alcohol Use.
95: Alcohol Increases Cancer Risks.
96: Alcohol and Hypoglycemia in Diabetics.
97: Alcohol and Sleep Difficulties.
98: Use with Caution: Alcohol and Medications.
99: Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol with Medicines.
100: Alcohol Abuse Makes Prescription Drug Abuse More Likely.
101: The Effects of Alcohol on Reproductive and Fetal Health.
102: Alcohol and the Reproductive System.
103: Alcohol Use among Pregnant Women and Recent Mothers.
104: Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
105: Effects of Alcohol on a Fetus.
106: Drinking When You Are Pregnant Can Hurt Your Baby.
107: How Alcohol Can Damage a Fetus.
108: Alcohol Binges Linked to Increased Risk of Oral Clefts.
109: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
110: Features and Symptoms of FASD.
111: Diagnosing FASD.
112: FASD Among Native Americans.
113: Scope of FASD among Native American Populations.
114: Tips for Native Men to Help Women Be Alcohol-Free.
115: Adopting and Fostering Children with FASD.
116: FASD May Co-Occur with Mental Illness.
117: Mental Health Problems Associated with Alcohol Abuse.
118: Anxiety Disorders and Alcohol Abuse.
119: Depression and Alcohol Use.
120: Depression and Initiation of Alcohol Use among Youth.
121: Co-Occurring Major Depressive Episode (MDE) and Alcohol Use Disorder among Adults.
122: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Problems with Alcohol Use.
123: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with Conduct Disorder Raises Alcohol-Abuse Risk.
124: Alcohol and Other Addiction Disorders.
125: Alcohol and Tobacco.
126: Concurrent Alcohol and Illicit Drug Use.
127: Alcohol and Risks for Other Drug Dependence.
128: Substance Use and Dependence Following Initiation of Alcohol Use.
129: Alcohol’s Association with Suicide.
130: Excessive Alcohol Use Increases Risk of Suicidal Thoughts and Suicide Attempts.
131: Alcohol and Suicide among Racial/Ethnic Populations.
132: Alcohol’s Impact on Family, Work, and the Community.
133: Children Living with Alcohol-Abusing Parents.
134: The Number of Children Living with Substance-Abusing Parents.
135: Coping with an Alcoholic Parent.
136: Interpersonal Violence and Alcohol.
137: Alcohol-Impaired Vehicle Operation.
138: How Alcohol Affects Drivers.
139: Crashes and Fatalities Involving Alcohol-Impaired Drivers.
140: Driving after Binge Drinking.
141: Boating Under the Influence of Alcohol.
142: Preventing Alcohol-Impaired Driving.
143: Impaired Driving Research.
144: Mass Media Campaigns to Prevent Alcohol-Impaired Driving.
145: Sobriety Checkpoints.
146: Designated Driver Promotion Programs.
147: Alcohol Impacts the Workplace.
148: Alcohol-Related Fire Fatalities.
149: Raising Alcohol Taxes Reduces Harm.
150: Treatment and Recovery.
151: Helping Someone Who Has a Problem with Alcohol.
152: Screening for Alcohol Use and Alcohol-Related Problems.
153: Changing Alcohol Drinking Habits.
154: Strategies for Reducing Alcohol Consumption or Quitting.
155: Technology That Helps Consumers Reduce Alcohol Use.
156: The Differences Between Brief Intervention and Treatment for Alcoholism.
157: Brief Interventions to Moderate Alcohol Consumption.
158: Examples of Early and Brief Interventions.
159: Brief Intervention Helps Emergency Patients Reduce Drinking.
160: Alcohol Treatment: Need, Utilization, and Barriers.
161: Detoxification: One Part of Substance Abuse Treatment.
162: Withdrawal from Alcohol.
163: Acute and Post-Acute Withdrawal.
164: Delirium Tremens.
165: Repeated Alcohol Withdrawal: Sensitization and Implications for Relapse.
166: Prescription Medicines Used for Alcohol Abuse Treatment.
167: Alcohol Abuse Treatment: Process and Programs.
168: Treating Co-Occurring Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders.
169: Diagnosing Co-Occurring Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders.
170: Integrated Treatments for Co-Occurring Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders.
171: Recovery from Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Alcohol Abuse.
172: The Role of Mutual Support Groups in Alcohol Abuse Recovery.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Alcohol Use and Abuse.
Directory of Support Groups for Alcohol-Related Concerns.
Directory of State Agencies for Substance Abuse Services.
Directory of Organizations with Information about Alcohol Use and Abuse.
Index.