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Alcoholism Sourcebook - 5 (Alcoholism Sourcebook) (Hardcover)

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This resource brings together information from publications issued by the National Institutes of Health and other agencies and associations, presenting basic consumer health information about alcoholism. It addresses alcohol use, abuse, and dependence, including psychosocial factors, binge drinking, what alcohol does to the body, problems related to gender and age, the development of an addiction, genetics, alcohol use disorder, and myths and facts; underage drinking, including the role of advertising, the effects of alcohol on development, alcohol use on college campuses, alcohol problems in adolescents, and community-based alcohol abuse prevention; the physical effects and consequences of alcohol abuse on the brain, liver, heart, lungs, bones, and other organs, as well as interactions with other diseases and disorders and medications; the effects of alcohol on reproductive and fetal health; mental health problems associated with alcohol abuse, such as anxiety, psychiatric disorders, and suicide; the impact on family, work, and the community, with discussion of children of alcoholic parents, intimate partner violence, and alcohol-impaired driving; and treatment and recovery, including withdrawal, detoxification, prescription medicines for treatment, and treating co-occurring drug and alcohol use disorders. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: Xx, 686 pages :
Genre: Reference, Self Improvement, Health + Wellness
Sub-Genre: General, Reference, Substance Abuse & Addictions
Series Title: Alcoholism Sourcebook
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Omnigraphics Inc
Book theme: Alcohol
Language: English
Street Date: May 31, 2018
TCIN: 53451282
UPC: 9780780816244
Item Number (DPCI): 248-69-0177
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