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The natural history of alcoholism revisited

Author: George E Vaillant
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1995.
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This text, first published in 1983, examines various aspects of the problem of alcoholism. Vaillant's original study was based on an evaluation of more than 600 individuals followed for over 40  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Longitudinal studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vaillant, George E., 1934-
Natural history of alcoholism revisited.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)624404621
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George E Vaillant
ISBN: 067460377X 9780674603776 0674603788 9780674603783
OCLC Number: 31605790
Notes: Contains entire text of the 1983 publication, The natural history of alcoholism, plus new sections updating the research.
Description: xiii, 446 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I. What Is Alcoholism? 1. Is Alcoholism a Unitary Disorder? 2. The Etiology of Alcoholism. 3. The Natural History of Alcoholism --
II. Patterns of Recovery. 4. Paths into Abstinence. 5. Return to Asymptomatic Drinking --
III. Methodology. 6. The Sample. 7. The Measures --
IV. Lessons for Treatment. 8. The Doctor's Dilemma. 9. Suggestions for Would-Be Helpers --
Appendix: Measurement Scales.
Responsibility: George E. Vaillant.

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