4 edition of The psychology of alcoholism found in the catalog.
Enlarged from the author"s thesis, PH. D., Yale, 1902. cf. pref.
|Statement||by George B. Cutten.|
|LC Classifications||HV5045 .C8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 p. l., v-xvi p., 1 l., 357,  p.|
|Number of Pages||357|
|LC Control Number||07028927|
alcoholism, disease characterized by impaired control over the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Alcoholism is a serious problem worldwide; in the United States the wide availability of alcoholic beverages makes alcohol the most accessible drug, and alcoholism is the most prevalent of the nation's addictions (see drug addiction and drug abuse). Alcohol is commonly used to celebrate, relax, or socialize with others. When someone drinks in excess, however, or drinks as a way to cope with stressors or avoid problems, it can create physical.
The psychology of drinking. Why do people drink alcohol? Hundreds of studies have shown that alcohol have destructive short term and long term effects yet some people drink excessively without minding any of these harmful effects. The Natural History of Alcoholism The course of alcoholism is highly predictable, but never smooth. By PT Staff, published September 1, - last reviewed on June 9,
Updating and expanding the classic Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism, this fully revised second edition incorporates state-of-the-art presentations from leaders in the alcoholism field. Contributors review established and emerging approaches that guide research into the psychological processes influencing drinking and alcoholism.2/5(2). What do Different Alcoholism Stages Have in Common? Also called alcohol use disorder, alcoholism is a severe addiction that takes a firm grip on one in every twelve Americans, fuelled by a substance which is the third leading cause of death in the country. Most people can handle occasional consumption with ease. Others, with certain risk factors, aren’t so lucky and fall into one of the four.
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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 1. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.
that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,Cited by: The Alcoholic / Addict Within is a book that empowers alcoholics and addicts – and those who wish to understand them – with an understanding of the science behind why we become addicted, why we do the things we do, and why it is so difficult to science is presented in everyday language, and with a sense of humor that makes it a fun read/5(30).
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Author: Kenneth E. Leonard,Howard T. Blane; Publisher: Guilford Press ISBN: Category: Psychology Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Updating and expanding the classic Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism, this fully revised second edition incorporates state-of-the-art presentations from leaders in the alcoholism field.
The book is great, so much information in there and really well written and easy to read. Quality of the book itself, the paper and covers are good. The print inside, however, seems a bit shoddy. The text is very blatantly not straight on the page. its at least 20 degrees out, which is quite a big way out/5(6).
But alcohol is a nervous system depressant and is associated with damaging behavior, as well as the emotional pain and physical disintegration of alcohol addiction, colloquially known as alcoholism.
Written in a jargon-free style, "The Psychology of Addiction" is aimed at students at the beginning of their courses. It should also be a valuable resource for professionals: nurses, social workers, police and probation officers and medical students, who often encounter the problems described in the book.
In her landmark book, "Adult Children of Alcoholics," the late Janet G. Woititz, Ed.D, outlined 13 of them. "Dr.
Jan" (as she was known) was a best-selling author, lecturer, and counselor who was also married to an alcoholic. William E. Swegan (“Sgt. Bill”) was the major spokesman for the psychological wing of early Alcoholics Anonymous—that group within the newborn A.A.
movement of the ’s, 40’s and 50’s which stressed the psychotherapeutic side of the twelve step program instead of the spiritual side. This book isPages: Alcoholism and Women book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Compares and contrasts medical and psychological models, and examines /5(20).
This chapter is adapted from Chap "The Effects of Alcohol on Our Emotional Development" in The Psychology of Alcoholism (Hindsfoot/iUniverse), but the basic material also appeared in many pamphlets which Bill wrote in earlier years. The fundamental ideas go back towhen Bill attended the Yale School of Alcohol Studies.
Even if alcoholism originates because of some biological process, recovery from alcoholism requires people to become motivated to make significant changes.
Addictions like alcoholism are fundamentally a behavior. Psychology is a science that studies human behavior. The Psychological Causes of Alcoholism - Alcoholism. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by W. Scott Pub. Co., London, Scribner, New York. Revision of the. Grant BF, Goldstein RB, Saha TD, Chou SP, Jung J, Zhang H, et al.
Epidemiology of DSM-5 Alcohol Use Disorder: Results From the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol. Dealing With Psychological Effects of Alcohol Even when consumed socially, alcohol can have a significant effect on normal mental function. In a person suffering from alcohol use disorder, the long-term brain changes triggered by heavy drinking can lead to profound alterations in emotional/psychological health.
Psychology of Alcohol and Other Drugs encourages the reader to become a critical consumer rather than a docile recipient of research information in this field, much of it interpreted in a highly dubious and frequently political manner.
The author offers a psychological perspective in his coverage of alcohol and drug-related issues, focusing in depth on key topics. Understanding Alcoholism and Addiction This site contains articles written by a former medical doctor and psychotherapist, who is also an alcoholic and addict in long-term recovery.
The author is now a full-time addictions researcher and writer, whose passion is to make the science behind addiction and recovery accessible for everyone. Psychology of Alcoholism By: George Barton Cutten () After presenting an overview of alcoholism and its affect on society, Dr.
Cutten dives into the effects of chronic alcoholism on physiology, the nervous system, memory, intellect, will, emotions, senses that affect the individual's morals and sanity. The Psychology of Alcoholism - audio book George Barton CUTTEN ( - ) After presenting an overview of alcoholism and its affect on society, Dr.
Cutten.Book Review: Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism, Howard T. Blane and Kenneth E. Leonard (Editors), New York: Guilford Press, Reviewed by Stanton Peele.
Howard T. Blane is director of the Research Institute on Alcoholism (RIA) and professor of psychology at State University of New York at Buffalo.