- National institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism. // NCADD Washington Report;Jan2000, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1
Reveals that one in four children in the United States is exposed to familial alcoholism or alcohol abuse at some point before the age of 18.
- Helping spouses make a sober vow. Paul, Annie Murphy // Psychology Today;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p10
Informs that alcoholics with supportive families tends to stay sober. Program of Harvard Medical School for alcoholics and their families; How such programs help families of alcoholics.
- Hitting bottom. Gross, Linden // Redbook;Nov93, Vol. 182 Issue 1, p198
Recounts a mother's alcohol problem and how it affected her family. Driving under the influence of alcohol; Effect of watching her parents fight; Drinking in private to soothe a nagging unhappiness; Feeling of uselessness after leaving her job as a bank manager; Loss of children's trust; Car...
- Sociometric intervention in family therapy: A case study. Carvalho, Esly Regina; Brito, Valeria Cristin // Journal of Group Psychotherapy, Psychodrama & Sociometry;Winter95, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p147
Presents a case study wherein the sociometric structure of an alcoholic family was diagnosed and areas of conflict and difficulty were determined and worked through with the use of therapeutic confrontations between family members. Usefulness of the method as an instrument of therapeutic...
- A solution-focused intervention with recovering, alcohol-dependent, single parent mothers and... Juhnke, Gerald A.; Coker, J. Kelly // Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling;Apr97, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p77
Describes a practical approach that encourage recovering alcohol-dependent, single parent mothers and their children to use existing strengths and resources to promote healthy family dynamics. Description of the intervention model; Establishment of family goals; Goal identification;...
- Families do no get involved in useful therapy, study says. // Alcoholism Report;Jul97, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p6
Highlights the a research published in the June 1997 issue of the journal `Professional Psychology: Research and Practice,' which urged wider use of family approaches to alcoholism treatment programs. Harvard Counseling for Alcoholics' Marriages (CALM) Project as an example; Better...
- WHAT'S UP? Humphrey, Pat // Winner;May2001, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p12
Answers questions on tobacco chewing and on how to deal with an alcoholic father.
- Childhood Experiences of Parental Physical Violence for Alcoholic Women as Compared with a Randomly Selected Household Sample of Women. Downs, William R.; Miller, Brenda A.; Gondoli, Dawn M. // Violence & Victims;Winter1987, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p225
The effects of childhood experiences of parental violence on the development of alcoholism in women were examined by comparing a sample of 45 alcoholic women selected from local treatment agencies and Alcoholics Anonymous groups with 40 nonalcoholic women selected randomly from the population....
- STRESSORS AND ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION. SAN JOSÉ, BEGOÑA; VAN OERS, HANS A. M.; VAN DE MHEEN, H. DIKE; GARRETSEN, HENK F. L.; MACKENBACH, JOHAN P. // Alcohol & Alcoholism;May2000, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p307
The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between negative life events and chronic stressors and drinking behaviour. Data suggested that some life events (getting divorced) and some chronic stressors (financial difficulties, unfavourable marital status, and unfavourable...