Citations with the tag: ALCOHOL

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  • Effectiveness of treatment in general medicine patients with drinking problems.
    Buchsbaum, David // Alcohol Health & Research World; 1994, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p140 

    Looks at the importance of primary care physicians in detection and intervention with patients who have drinking problems. Statistics on the number of patients in general medicine and family practices who have or have had serious alcohol related problems; Alcohol as the most frequently used and...

  • A Sobering Truth.
    Barber, La Shawn // Today's Christian Woman; May/Jun2003, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p26 

    The article presents the experience of author, who had been an alcoholic for nine years, on how she stopped drinking liquor and returned to sobriety.

  • Dealing with alcohol abuse in general practice.
    Rodseth, D. // South African Family Practice; Feb/Mar2012, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p37 

    The excessive use of alcohol is a significant problem in South Africa. The consequences are far-reaching, both for the health of the individual, and for society as a whole. This article examines the role of the family physician in the identification and management of patients with alcohol-use...

  • Alcohol cues increase cognitive impulsivity in individuals with alcoholism.
    Noël, Xavier; Van Der Linden, Martial; D'Acremont, Mathieu; Bechara, Antoine; Dan, Bernard; Hanak, Catherine; Verbanck, Paul // Psychopharmacology; Jun2007, Vol. 192 Issue 2, p291 

    Individuals with alcoholism are characterized by both attentional bias for alcohol cues and prepotent response inhibition deficit. We tested the hypothesis that alcoholics exhibit greater cognitive disinhibition when the response to be suppressed is associated with alcohol-related information....

  • Passionately Anonymous.
    Noël, Xavier; Van Der Linden, Martial; D'Acremont, Mathieu; Bechara, Antoine; Dan, Bernard; Hanak, Catherine; Verbanck, Paul // Time; 7/11/1960, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p62 

    The article focuses on the gathering of the members of Alcoholics Anonymous at the Long Beach Memorial Stadium in California to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The organization is founded in June 1935 by Bill W. and his friend. It is founded as a result of Bill's realization that he must quit...

    Noël, Xavier; Van Der Linden, Martial; D'Acremont, Mathieu; Bechara, Antoine; Dan, Bernard; Hanak, Catherine; Verbanck, Paul // 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...

  • Buy-in needed for second modern drug alcoholism.
    Foxhall, Kathryn // Drug Topics; 1/10/2005, Vol. 149 Issue 1, p22 

    This article focuses on the need for second modern drug for alcoholism. It notes that experts at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism are convinced it is for many people. What is less certain is whether clinicians are ready to buy into using a drug for alcoholism. In addition...

  • Older people and alcohol use.
    Bakhshi, Savita; While, Alison E. // Gastrointestinal Nursing; 2015 Liver Nursing Supplement, Vol. 13 Issue Sup10, pS27 

    The proportion of older people drinking alcohol above the recommended levels is increasing in the UK. Alcohol dependency and misuse can lead to various physical and psychological problems for older people. A range of factors can influence alcohol dependency and misuse among older adults, which...

  • People born after World War II are more likely to binge drink, develop alcohol disorders.
    Bakhshi, Savita; While, Alison E. // 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.

  • Beer and Its Drinkers: An Ancient Near Eastern Love Story.
    Homan, Michael M. // Near Eastern Archaeology; Jun2004, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p84 

    The article presents the view that modern scholars have frequently downplayed and neglected beer's importance in the ancient Near East, focusing instead on wine and viticulture. This is especially true for the region of Syria-Palestine, with the result that beer's role in ancient Near Eastern...

  • Alcohol and Alcoholism (Book Review).
    Schultz, Francia // Library Journal; 3/1/1980, Vol. 105 Issue 5, p628 

    Reviews the book 'Alcohol and Alcoholism: The Report of a Special Committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.'

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Introduction.
    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."

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Attorney General Reno wants more attention paid to alcohol.
    Chen, Hui-Ju; Carr, Kristie; Jerome, Ronald E.; Edenberg, Howard J. // 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.
    Chen, Hui-Ju; Carr, Kristie; Jerome, Ronald E.; Edenberg, Howard J. // 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...
    Chen, Hui-Ju; Carr, Kristie; Jerome, Ronald E.; Edenberg, Howard J. // 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.
    Chen, Hui-Ju; Carr, Kristie; Jerome, Ronald E.; Edenberg, Howard J. // NCADD Washington Report; Jan2000, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1 

    Reveals the retention of 1997 binge drinking levels among adolescents in 1999.

  • Open Question.
    Chen, Hui-Ju; Carr, Kristie; Jerome, Ronald E.; Edenberg, Howard J. // 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.

  • 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;...

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

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