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The encyclopedia of alcoholism and alcohol abuse

Author: Mark S Gold; Christine A Adamec
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2010.
Series: Facts on File library of health and living.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines history of alcoholism and provides detailed information about alcohol abuse and dependene. Discusses enevironmental and genetic factors that contribute to alcoholism. Appendixes include directories of national agencies and organizations. Topics include alcohol and the elderly, alcohol-related child neglect and abuse, psychiatric disorders, adolescents and drinking, and more.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark S Gold; Christine A Adamec
ISBN: 9780816077090 0816077096
OCLC Number: 436259125
Description: xliii, 359 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Entries A-Z --
Appendixes --
I. Important national organizations --
II. U.S. state and territorial organizations on alcoholism and substance abuse --
III. State mental health agencies --
IV. State child protective services agencies --
V. State child abuse reporting numbers --
VI. Past year and month alcohol abuse and dependence among underage users, 2002-2006 --
VII. Alcohol use in the United States, lifetime, past year, and past month among persons age 12 to 20, by gender, 2002-2007 --
VIII. Alcohol use, binge alcohol use, and heavy alcohol use in the past month in the United States among persons ages 12 to 20, by demographic characteristics, percentages, 2006 and 2007 --
IX. Federal citations on the national minimum drinking age.
Series Title: Facts on File library of health and living.
Responsibility: Mark S. Gold and Christine Adamec.

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