Alcoholism Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Greg Mullin
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  • ISBN-10: 0780816250
  • ISBN-13: 9780780816251
  • DDC: 362.292
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Consumer health information about alcohol abuse, addiction, and related health effects, with facts about treatment and recovery. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Understanding Alcohol Use, Abuse, and Dependence.
1: Alcohol and Alcohol Use.
2: Psychosocial Factors in Alcohol Use and Alcoholism.
3: When Can Alcohol Be Used Safely?.
4: Ethnicity, Culture, and Alcohol.
5: Binge Drinking.
6: Facts about Alcoholism.
7: What Alcohol Does to Your Body.
8: Alcohol-Related Problems: Across Gender and Lifespan.
9: Understanding the Development of an Addiction.
10: The Genetics of Alcoholism.
11: Alcohol Use Disorder: A Comparison between DSM–IV and DSM–5.
12: Alcohol Myths and Facts.
The Problem of Underage Drinking.
13: Overview of Underage Drinking Policy in the United States.
14: Current Drinking Patterns among Underage Drinkers.
15: Does Advertising Play a Role in Underage Drinking?.
16: How Alcohol Affects Development.
17: Alcohol, Energy Drinks, and Youth: A Dangerous Mix.
18: Alcohol Use on College Campuses.
19: Family Guide to Underage Drinking Prevention.
20: Efforts to Prevent and Reduce Alcohol Problems in Adolescents.
21: Community-Based Alcohol Abuse Prevention.
22: The Minimum Legal Drinking Age (MLDA) Law.
The Physical Effects and Consequences of Alcohol Abuse.
23: Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC).
24: Alcohol Hangover.
25: Alcohol Changes the Brain.
26: Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease.
27: Alcohol and Cardiovascular Disease.
28: Alcoholic Neuropathy.
29: Alcohol and the Lung.
30: Alcohol Abuse Affects Bone Health.
31: Other Organs at Risk from Alcohol Abuse.
32: How Alcohol Interacts with Other Diseases and Disorders.
33: Facts about Aging and Alcohol.
34: Use with Caution: Alcohol and Medications.
35: Alcohol-Induced Organ Injury: The Role of Nutrition.
The Effects of Alcohol on Reproductive and Fetal Health.
36: Infertility and Alcohol.
37: Alcohol Use among Pregnant Women and Recent Mothers.
38: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
39: Adopting and Fostering Children with FASD.
40: FASD May Co-Occur with Mental Illness.
Mental Health Problems Associated with Alcohol Abuse.
41: Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictive Behavior.
42: Alcohol and Mental Health.
43: Anxiety and Alcohol Use Disorders.
44: Psychiatric Disorders Associated with Alcoholism.
45: Alcohol's Association with Suicide.
Alcohol's Impact on Family, Work, and the Community.
46: Children Living with Alcohol-Abusing Parents.
47: Intimate Partner Violence.
48: Alcohol-Impaired Vehicle Operation.
49: Preventing Alcohol-Impaired Driving.
50: Alcohol and Stress in the Military.
51: Alcohol-Related Fire Fatalities.
Treatment and Recovery.
52: Helping Someone Who Has a Problem with Alcohol.
53: Strategies for Reducing Alcohol Consumption or Quitting.
54: The Differences between Brief Intervention and Treatment for Alcoholism.
55: Treatment Options for Alcohol Use Disorders.
56: Alcohol Treatment: Need, Utilization, and Barriers.
57: Detoxification: One Part of Alcohol Abuse Treatment.
58: Withdrawal from Alcohol.
59: Prescription Medicines Used for Alcohol Abuse Treatment.
60: Treating Co-Occurring Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders.
61: Gaps in Clinical Prevention and Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders (AUDs).
62: Counseling and Long-Term Support.
63: The Role of Mutual Help Groups in Alcohol Abuse Recovery.
Additional Help and Information.
64: Glossary of Terms Related to Alcohol Use and Abuse.
65: Directory of Support Groups for Alcohol-Related Concerns.
66: Directory of State Agencies for Substance Abuse Services.
67: Directory of Organizations with Information about Alcohol Use and Abuse.