TITLE

Approaching Avoidance

AUTHOR(S)
Breiner, Mary Jo; Stritzke, Werner G. K.; Lang, Alan R.
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Alcohol Research & Health;1999, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p197
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study that strived to integrate the concept of craving into a comprehensive model that captures the reality of alcohol addicts' struggles along the dual pathways of indulgence and restraint. Factors that lead to indulgence and restraint; Information on the concept of ambivalence and the mapping of an evaluative space; Summary and implications for prevention and intervention.
ACCESSION #
2872164

 

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