Alcoholism [electronic resource] : the facts / Ann M. Manzardo ... [et al.].
- 4th ed.
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
- Facts (Oxford, England)
1 online resource (174 p.)
Alcoholism -- Popular works.
- Electronic books.
- The third edition of this successful Facts title was authored by the late Dr Donald W. Goodwin, who wrote with a unique and engaging style defining alcoholism in very human terms. Although much of Dr Goodwin's assessments of alcoholism still hold true today, a great deal of progress has been made in the quest to better understand the underlying causes of the disease. This fourth edition, written by a group of Dr Goodwin's former colleagues, whilst retaining much of Dr Goodwin'soriginal material, offering his unique perspective on alcoholism. The new edition includes updated information about t
- Contents; Section one: Alcohol; 1 Alcoholic beverages; 2 Alcohol in the body; 3 Alcohol and its effects; 4 Alcohol through the ages; Section two: Alcoholism; 5 What is alcoholism?; 6 The symptoms; 7 The course; 8 Women and alcohol; Section three: Understanding alcoholism; 9 Risk factors; 10 Alcoholism and co-occurring mental illness (dual diagnosis); 11 Heredity; 12 Drinking 'rewards'; 13 Judgment and self-control; Section four: Treating alcoholism; 14 Treating alcoholism; 15 Psychological approaches to the treatment of alcoholism; 16 Medications to treat the alcoholic
17 Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)18 Attacking the problem; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-157) and index.
- Manzardo, Ann.
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