Citations with the tag: ALCOHOL
Results 201 - 250
- HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH.
// Good Health & Medicine; Sep2007, p18
The article identifies five subtypes of alcoholics, according to a new study in the U.S. They are the young adult alcoholics, who tend to binge drink and rarely seek help; the young antisocial, who are more likely to smoke; the functional alcoholics, who tend to drink every other day consuming...
- People born after World War II are more likely to binge drink, develop alcohol disorders.
// Biomedical Market Newsletter; 9/26/2011, Vol. 21, p618
The article reports that researchers from the National Institute of Health (NIH) have found that people born after World War II are more likely to drink heavily and develop alcoholism disorders, and that women are almost equally saddled in terms of alcohol problems.
- Alcohol consumption in Japan: different culture, different rules.
Milne, Dave // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 8/20/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p388
Discusses alcoholism in Japan. Number of problem drinkers in the country; Availability of alcohol in Japan; Way that alcohol is not regarded as a drug in Japan; Belief that Japan lags behind Western countries in treating alcoholism.
- Don't Tell Me To Drink, I Care.
MacPhail, Margo // 21st Century; Feb94, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p8
The author reflects on the impact of alcohol on the life of a person. She states that alcohol is the worst drug in the world since the society makes drinking alcohol a legal. She also notes that alcohol kills the person whom families and friends grew to love as well as it destroys families and...
- Alcohol Use, Misuse, Abuse, and Dependence in Later Adulthood.
Stevenson, Joanne Sabol // Annual Review of Nursing Research; 2005, Vol. 23, p245
Considerable research has focused on alcohol problems in older adults, hut the clinical utilization of this knowledge has lagged at least 3 decades behind the scientific developments. This unfortunate situation takes on added significance as the "baby boomer" generation ages because more of them...
- Alcohol Brief Interventions.
Finfgeld-Connett, Deborah // Annual Review of Nursing Research; 2005, Vol. 23, p363
A large proportion of Americans report binge or heavy drinking. The human and economic costs of alcohol misuse are extensive, with hundreds of thousands of lives lost or disrupted and billions of dollars spent due to impaired productivity, crime, and adverse health consequences. In an effort to...
Croft, Cindy // Youth with Alcohol & Drug Addiction: Escape from Bondage; 2008, p6
The article presents an introduction to the book series "Youth With Alcohol & Drug Addiction: Escape From Bondage."
- Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome.
Croft, Cindy // American Family Physician; 3/15/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 6, Following p1881
Discusses the alcohol withdrawal syndrome, a set of symptoms that people experience when they suddenly stop drinking after using alcohol for a long time. Help that doctors can provide for people in withdrawal; Role of family and friends for people going through withdrawal.
- How Can I Help My Patient Stop Drinking?
Enoch, Mary-Anne // American Family Physician; 4/1/2002, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p1475
Focuses on the clinical management for alcoholics. Challenges posed by treating a patient who denies having a problem; Coping mechanisms for alcoholics; Psychological factors associated with treating alcoholism.
- Isopropyl Alcohol.
Enoch, Mary-Anne // Chemical Week; 9/22/99, Vol. 161 Issue 35, p61
Presents an outlook for the prices of isopropyl alcohol in Europe, Asia and in the United States in September 1999. Isopropyl alcohol supply and demand; Worldwide capacity of isopropyl alcohol; Growth of isopropyl alcohol's end use markets in the United States.
- ACW gets grant.
Cohen, Belissa // Lesbian News; Nov96, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p26
Focuses on the grant which the Los Angeles Alcoholism Center for Women (ACW) received to launch alcohol and drug abuse prevention programs within the gay, lesbian, trangender, and bisexual communities. Value of grant; Similarity between drinking habits of lesbians to those of non-gay and gay...
- Should women drink?
Liebman, Bonnie // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Jul/Aug95, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p10
Discusses the effects of drinking alcohol on the risk of dying for women. Comparison of risk of dying between drinkers and nondrinkers; Risk factors for heart disease.
- Recognizing and treating patients with drinking problems.
Lucas, Beverly D. // Patient Care; 12/15/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p113
Focuses on the management of patients with drinking problems. Types of problem drinkers; Guidelines for screening patients for drinking problems; Intervention strategies; Prevention of relapse; Pharmacologic options.
- A Retroviral Repetitive Element Confers Tissue-Specificity to the Human Alcohol Dehydrogenase 1C (ADH1C) Gene.
Chen, Hui-Ju; Carr, Kristie; Jerome, Ronald E.; Edenberg, Howard J. // DNA & Cell Biology; Nov2002, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p793
The human ADH1A, ADH1B, and ADH1C genes encode alcohol dehydrogenases (ADHs) that metabolize ethanol. They evolved by recent tandem duplications and have similar proximal cis-acting elements, but differ in tissue-specificity. We hypothesized that distal cis-acting elements confer...
- WASHINGTON STATE'S EMPLOYEE ALCOHOLISM PROGRAM.
Parker, Philp H. // Public Personnel Management; May/Jun73, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p212
Focuses on the employee alcoholism program in Washington State. Adoption of an official state policy on alcoholism; Coverage for the treatment of alcoholism; Implication of the program on the productivity of the employees.
- Attorney General Reno wants more attention paid to alcohol.
Parker, Philp H. // NCADD Washington Report; Feb99, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p1
Reports on the suggestion to pay more attention to alcohol abuse in the United States.
- National institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism.
Parker, Philp H. // 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.
- A lack of a concentrated federal response to alcohol abuse...
Parker, Philp H. // NCADD Washington Report; Jan2000, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1
Highlights findings of the report issued by the organization Drug Strategies on teenage alcohol use.
- Monitoring the future study.
Parker, Philp H. // NCADD Washington Report; Jan2000, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1
Reveals the retention of 1997 binge drinking levels among adolescents in 1999.
- Open Question.
Parker, Philp H. // Consumers' Research Magazine; Jun2002, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p5
Comments on alcoholism in the U.S. Report of the National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse on the issue.
- Nagging your addicted spouse is not the answer.
Yoshioka, Marianne R.; Thomas, Edwin J. // Psychotherapy Letter; May95, Vol. 7 Issue 5, following p8
Reports that nagging, threatening and complaining about a spouse's drinking problem may interfere with alcoholism treatment. Worsening of drinking problem; Identification of behaviors that lead to drinking; Pinpointing the patterns of control; Reducing attempts to control a partner's drinking...
- Editors' introduction.
Allamani, Allaman; Beccaria, Franca // Contemporary Drug Problems; Summer2007, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p183
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one which discusses the decrease in alcohol consumption in Italy between 1970 and 2005 and another which identifies the prevention program for alcoholics.
- Ecological analysis of collectivity of alcohol consumption in England: Importance of average...
Colhoun, Helen; Ben-Shlomo, Yoav // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 04/19/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7088, p1164
Assesses whether the average consumption of alcohol is associated with the prevalence of heavy drinking, problem drinking and abstention in England. Indication that factors that increase the average consumption of alcohol in a population may result in a similar increase in heavy drinking and...
- Enlightened Treatment for The Alcoholic Employee.
Carding, Anthony D.K. // Management Review; Mar70, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p39
Presents guidelines for treating alcoholism among employees in the United States. Number of alcoholics in the workforce as of 1970; Implementation of a policy toward alcoholism; Risk of losing job as a persuader to accept treatment.
- Physiological Responses in Sons of Alcoholics.
Finn, Peter R.; Justus, Alicia // Alcohol Health & Research World; 1997, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p227
Summarizes major findings in the literature abd discusses the implications of risk-related physiological characteristics for the future development of alcohol problems. Physiological activity of son of alcoholics (SOA) in nonstressful resting conditions; Physiological activity of SOA in...
- Event-Related Potentials in COA's.
Porjesz, Bernice; Begleiter, Henri // Alcohol Health & Research World; 1997, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p236
Suggests that people at risk for developing alcoholism can be distinguished from those not at risk by measuring the electrical activity of the brain. Details on event related potentials (ERP); P3 amplitudes in nonalcoholic children of alcoholics (COA); P3 in COA in response to alcohol;...
- Psychological Characteristics of Children of Alcoholics.
Sher, Kenneth J. // Alcohol Health & Research World; 1997, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p247
Studies important research results, with emphasis on findings generated by the alcohol-research community. Factors influencing children of alcoholics (COA) research; Psychopathology in COA: Personality characteristics of COA; Conclusion.
- Prospective Studies of Children of Alcoholic Parents.
Reich, Wendy // Alcohol Health & Research World; 1997, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p255
Reports on studies about children of alcoholics (COA). Major task in determining the etiology of alcoholism; Restrospective and cross-sectional studies; Prospective studies of COA; Other areas of research for prospective studies of COA.
- Children of Alcoholics Foundation.
Woodside, Migs // Alcohol Health & Research World; 1997, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p266
Features the Children of Alcoholics Foundation. How the Foundation defines alcoholism; How the Foundation meets its goal; Information on the reports that the Foundation produces; Details on the Foundation's school-based initiative.
- The Impact of a Family History of Alcoholism on the Relationship Between Age at Onset of Alcohol Use and DSM-IV Alcohol Dependence.
Grant, Bridget F. // Alcohol Health & Research World; 1998, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p144
Deals with a study that investigated the relationship between lifetime alcohol dependence, age at first alcohol use, and a family history of alcoholism. Summary of findings; Discussion.
- The female alcoholic: Diagnosis, pathology and treatment.
Reilly, Richard L. // Inside Tucson Business; 12/2/96 Supplement Executive Wellne, Vol. 6 Issue 36, p4
Focuses on the diagnosis, pathology, and treatment of alcoholism in women. Signs of alcoholism; Different patterns between men and women alcoholics; Physiology and pathology; Shortening of the average life span of women alcoholics; Inpatient treatment; Detoxification and outpatient treatment;...
- THE WAY OUT: STONEWALL THERAPY.
Shilts, Randy // Advocate; 6/30/76, Issue 193, p23
Features the Stonewall Human Growth Center, a gay alcoholism center in Seattle, Washington. Use of off-beat treatment methods by the gay-staffed therapeutic community; Advantage of the atmosphere for recovery; Story of how Stonewall became home to its patients.
- The Choice Is Yours.
Whitaker, Rachel // Winner; Sep2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p6
Discusses several health risks posed by alcohol drinking to teenagers.
- What Did You Say?
Peckham, Lori // Winner; Sep2007, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p8
A quiz about alcoholism is presented.
- Monkey Business.
Waite, Kevin // Winner; Sep2007, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p14
The article describes the effects of drinking alcohol.
- Working the weekend.
Anderson, Eric G. // Patient Care; 10/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p150
Features the experience of a rural doctor in treating an alcohol intoxicated man. Administration of oxygen; Injection of vitamin B1; Instructions to take synthetic thyroid tablets every fours hours for the next 24 hours.
- Who seeks treatment for alcohol dependence?: Findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing.
Proudfoot, Heather; Teesson, Maree // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology; Oct2002, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p451
Background This paper presents findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing (NSMHWB) regarding prevalence and treatment seeking for Australians with DSM-IV alcohol dependence and examines the influence of alcohol use variables on treatment seeking. Method A...
- Problems of Rehabilitation and Restorative Therapy of Patients with Alcohol Addiction.
Eryshev, O.F. // International Journal of Mental Health; Summer2002, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p43
Discusses the problems of rehabilitation and restorative therapy of alcohol-dependent patients. Significance of a complex perspective in the treatment of patients with addictive pathologies; Development of therapeutic programs based on principles considered contradictory to the definition of...
- Got Milk?
Kirchhoff, Tommy // Skiing; Feb2000, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p30
Focuses on the liquor laws in Utah. Percentage of Mormons in the state's population; Aims of the Alcohol Policy Coalition; Possibilities of changing the laws concerning alcohol consumption in the state as of 2000.
- RESEARCH BRIEFS: Unexpected perils of a sweet tooth.
Kirchhoff, Tommy // GP: General Practitioner; 11/24/2003, p12
Children with a sweet tooth are more likely to grow up to be alcoholics, according to a study carried out in New York. Researchers have tested 163 social drinkers and found that those with the sweetest tooth were 2.5 times more likely to have a family history of alcoholism. The researchers...
- Acamprosate offers hope in maintaining abstinence.
Kirchhoff, Tommy // Addiction Letter; Jan1996, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p5
Reports that a study shows that Acamprosate is useful to psychotherapy in the treatment of alcoholism. Findings of tests with drug; Reference in `Alcohol and Alcoholism, Volume 30 of Issue 2 of 1995.
- What do you say when a client wants to cut back, not abstain?
Kirchhoff, Tommy // Addiction Letter; Mar1996, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p1
Looks at how four addiction counselors would approach a case wherein an alcoholic wants to cut back on his drinking but doesn't want to stop. Difference between heavy drinkers and alcoholics; Views that the man is not a good candidate for cutting back; Inclusion of family in the treatment.
- Drug in single daily dose calms anxiety.
Rodman, Morton J. // RN; Aug77, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p31
Presents information on pharmaceutical drugs. Role of clorazepate in reducing nervous irritability and restlessness in patients with anxiety neuroses and other related disorders; Side effect of the drug; Role of the drug in the reduction of withdrawal symptoms in alcoholics.
- Detecting Alcoholism in Clients.
Connors, John K. // Personnel & Guidance Journal; Jun79, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p532
Alcoholism is a primary, progressive, fatal, and treatable disorder. It often goes undetected because of a lack of understanding of how to tell an alcoholic from someone who drinks heavily. This article presents a systematic approach using the most reliable and valid instruments available. The...
- Drinkers refine their tastes.
Singh, Sonoo // Marketing Week (01419285); 3/28/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p36
Reports the preference of the pub-goers on the types of alcohol drinks in Great Britain. Comparison between the light and heavy drinkers; Willingness of the public to experiment; Transformation of conservative beverages to exciting mixes.
- Alcohol and health.
Singh, Sonoo // Mayo Clinic Health Letter; Apr1999, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p5
Discusses the benefits and risks of drinking alcohol. Health benefits of light drinking; Negative effects of alcohol on health; Recommendations of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for people aged 65 and older. INSETS: Which is 'better' for you--wine, beer or...
- Exploring patterns of remission from alcohol dependence with and without Alcoholics Anonymous in a population sample.
Cunningham, John A.; Breslin, F. Curtis // Contemporary Drug Problems; Winter2001, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p559
Examines the extent of difference in the resolution pattern of individuals remitted from a lifetime diagnosis of alcohol dependence. Description of the Alcoholics Anonymous experience; Differences in the drinking period of the respondents; Emphasis on the age of onset and remission of alcohol...
- How important are genetic influences on alcohol dependence?
Cunningham, John A.; Breslin, F. Curtis // British Medical Journal; 11/26/1977, Vol. 2 Issue 6099, p1371
Focuses on the importance of genetic influences on alcohol dependence in Great Britain. Creation of family problems due to alcohol dependence; Difference in the frequency of the genetic variance of alcohol dehydrogenase; Influence of the genetic differences on the rate of elimination of alcohol...
- Inner city booze - treating alcohol consumption in general practice through a nurse.
Fernandez, J. // Drugs & Alcohol Today; Nov2004, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p32
Reports on the role of specialist nurses in treating alcoholics in Great Britain. Information on Islington in London, England; Benefits of using specialist nurses; Overview of several case studies.
- Older drinkers worst hit by alcohol.
Fernandez, J. // Drugs & Alcohol Today; Aug2005, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p6
Presents information on the report entitled "Seven Deadly Sins," from the Economic and Social Research Council which found that older drinkers are most likely to die from alcohol-related diseases. Comments from Professor Hobbs on the policies of the British government on alcohol; Drop in drink...