Alcoholism: A Guide for the Primary Care Physician by Henrietta N. Barnes, Mark D. Aronson, Thomas L. Delbanco,

By Henrietta N. Barnes, Mark D. Aronson, Thomas L. Delbanco, Julius B. Richmond, A. Abrams, M.D. Aronson, H.N. Barnes, R.D. Bayog, M. Bean-Bayog, J. Bigby, B. Bush, M.G. Cyr, J. Daley, T.L. Delbanco, J. Ende, A.W. Fox, P.A. Friedman, M.E. Griner, P.F. Griner

Based at the Commonwealth Harvard Alcohol learn and instructing application, this clinically orientated paintings is designed to provide internists and first care practitioners the data and talents essential to realize and deal with sufferers with alcoholism.

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First, because the disease of alcoholism itself distorts the recollection of past events, retrospective data are necessarily suspect. Second, most study populations have been composed of middle-aged, white men with severe disease-hardly representative of women, minority, adolescent, or elderly alcoholics. Finally, unacknowledged bias of two types is common: (1) inadequate length offollow-up and (2) selective study populations, for example, sociopaths or alcoholics already in treatment. Risk Factors for Alcoholism Risk factors for alcoholism fall into three categories: family history, ethnic background, and occupation or social milieu.

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Understanding how a person develops dependence on alcohol can begin to answer that question. Although it is impossible to predict who of those who are at risk for alcoholism will actually develop the disease, once the process has started there is a fairly characteristic pattern of psychologic and behavioral events. Drinking alcoholic beverages is a learned behavior. Initial drinking experiences teach an individual that drinking alcohol provides a positive mood swing that is dose related. N. Barnes anxiety.

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