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The Natural History of Alcoholism Revisited

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$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674603783

Publication Date: 05/25/1995

Academic Trade

462 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

14 line illustrations, 82 tables

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  • The Problem
  • 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 Simple
    • 7. The Measures
  • IV. Lessons for Treatment
    • 8. The Doctor’s Dilemma
    • 9. Suggestions for Would-Be Helpers
  • A Summing Up
  • Appendix. Measurement Scales
  • Index

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