Citations with the tag: ALCOHOL
Results 201 - 250
- 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.
- Research on alcohol problems.
Gordis // National Forum; Fall99, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p24
Discusses the problems caused by drinking alcoholic beverages in the United States. Alcoholism; Risky drinking patterns that can lead to alcohol problems; Health, social, legal and economic problems caused by alcohol abuse; Number of deaths caused by alcoholism.
- Molecular Basis of the Size Polymorphism of the First Intron of the Adh-1 Gene of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata.
Ludvik M. Gomulski; Saverio Brogna; Alekos Babaratsas; Giuliano Gasperi; Antigoni Zacharopoulou; Charalambos Savakis; Kostas Bourtzis // Journal of Molecular Evolution; Jun2004, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p732
The first intron of the gene encoding one of the alcohol dehydrogenase isoenzymes (ADH-1) in Ceratitis capitata is highly polymorphic in size. Five size variants of this intron were isolated from different strains and populations and characterized. Restriction map and sequence analysis showed...
- 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.
- Nurses can help problem drinkers.
Ferraro, Julia // RN; Feb97, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p15
Presents an abstract of a study entitled `Screening for Problem Drinking and Counseling by the Primary Care Physician-Nurse Team,' by Y. Israel, O. Hollander, et al published in the `Alcohol Clinic Experimental Research' periodical. Application of non-confrontational screening method in the...
- 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...
- Study shows no difference in cost when treating alcohol dependence or chronic illness.
Fortney, JC; Booth, BM // Outcomes & Accountability Alert; Aug99, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p7
Reprints the article `Do Patients With Alcohol Dependence Use More Services? A Comparative Analysis With Other Chronic Disorders,' which appeared in a 1999 issue of `Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.'
- New approaches to treatment of alcohol dependence.
Davis, W. Marvin // Drug Topics; 12/11/2000, Vol. 114 Issue 23, p101
Deals with various approaches to treatment of alcohol dependence in the United States (U.S.). Annual economic cost of alcohol abuse; Estimated percentage of the U.S. population who drink alcoholic beverages; Symptoms of alcoholism; Definition of binge drinking.
- 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.
- Doctors plead for funds for Hungary's alcohol problem.
Kovac, Carl // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 2/18/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6977, p421
Reports that Hungarian medical professionals are pushing the government for funds to expand existing treatment centers for the country's alcohol misusers. Funding of additional rehabilitation programs; Abolition of ban on alcohol advertising; Statistics on accidents and suicides attributable to...
- 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.
- ETHANOL PRODUCTION PLANS GAIN POWER IN NORTH CAROLINA.
Sherman, Rhonda // BioCycle; Aug2000, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p71
Offers a look at the development of three ethanol production facilities in Eastern North Carolina. Components of the ethanol production project; Information on the state's incentives to encourage the use of alternative fuels; Impact of the project on the state's sweet potato production. ...
- NEW GREENHOUSE GAS REPORT VALUES IMPORTANT ROLE OF ETHANOL USE.
Sherman, Rhonda // BioCycle; Sep2003, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p12
Announces the release of a report from the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. Preview of its content; Author of the report; Contact information.
- 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.
- Fatty Alcohol Remain Strong Despite Sluggish Economy, Future Overcapacity.
de Guzman, Doris // Chemical Market Reporter; 6/25/2001, Vol. 259 Issue 26, p18
Reports on the condition of the global fatty alcohol market as of June 2001. Gain in margins from lower raw material costs by oleochemical-based alcohol producers; Expansion of global fatty alcohol capacity; Negative effects of further natural alcohol expansions.
- 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...
- ON A BINGE.
Kowalski, Kathiann M. // Odyssey; Sep2011, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p36
The article offers information on the problems faced by a person on being drunk, stating that it is even harmful than being an alcoholic.
- 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.
- Unruly Brits are kings of the binge.
Adoki, Idango // GP: General Practitioner; 9/29/2003, p67
British men and women are too prone to drink to get drunk. According to government research, the British are Europe's worst binge drinkers. The report defines binge drinking as the consumption of eight or more units of alcohol in one session. Although the total alcohol consumption per head is...
- RESEARCH BRIEFS: Unexpected perils of a sweet tooth.
Adoki, Idango // 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.
Adoki, Idango // 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?
Adoki, Idango // 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...
- Campaign for sobriety.
Ryan, Michael // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 2/12/1983, Vol. 286 Issue 6364, p537
Evaluates the prevalence of heavy drinking and alcoholism in Russia. Sales tax on alcoholic beverages as a source of revenue; Importance of a range of social cultural factors; Establishment of a preventive center.
- Once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic.
Wye, Paula // British Medical Journal; 12/22/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6205, p1665
Relates experiences on dependency to alcohol. Implications of alcoholism; Steps to recover from the effects of drugs and alcohol; Realizations to cure alcoholism.
- 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...