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Characteristics of alcoholism services in the United States - 1984

Patricia G Reed

Characteristics of alcoholism services in the United States - 1984

data from the September 1984 national alcoholism and drug abuse program inventory

by Patricia G Reed

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- Treatment -- United States,
  • Alcoholism -- Treatment -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDivision of Biometry and Epidemiology ; prepared by Patricia G. Reed, David S. Sanchez
    ContributionsSanchez, David S, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.) Division of Biometry and Epidemiology
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 17, [14] p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13609610M

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FASD can occur when a mother drinks alcohol during her pregnancy. Children born with FASD can suffer from life. Special populations are groups who face particular risks from drinking alcohol based on personal characteristics such as age or gender.

Special populations also include certain ethnic and racial minorities who can experience more negative consequences of illness generally, and who may share certain drinking patterns. Special populations include. So the characteristics you read about above are not a cause of alcoholism but a result of alcoholism.

Research in this area is ongoing and the personality traits of alcoholics are often studied in behavior analysis programs in order to find a way to curb addiction. "Exposure to Alcoholism in the Family: United States, ," a report based on a survey by the National Center for Health Statistics and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5.

Alcohol is associated with a substantial proportion of human violence, and perpetrators are often under the influence of alcohol.

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Can you recognize the characteristics of alcoholism. Families and friends of alcoholics can’t understand why an alcoholic can’t, “just stop drinking.” Alcohol is a depressant drug that slows the activity of the brain and spinal cord. Alcoholism is a disease characterized by the uncontrolled use of, and addiction to, alcohol.

The alcoholic can’t stop drinking Read moreShare. There are many different types of alcoholism. This condition is a disease, although to this day, many still believe that it is a choice to become an alcoholic. It is interesting to look at how it progresses and affects people as time goes on and they continue to drink.

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Researchers found that percent of alcoholics fall into this category. Their alcoholism usually manifests by the time they are 18 or 19, and more than half come from families with alcoholism.

Alcoholism is a disease that often co-occurs with mental illness. More than 50 percent of young antisocial alcoholics have a psychiatric diagnosis of.References for the Alcoholism topic center document. Alcoholism References - Alcoholism Adult Crisis: () Children's Crisis: () Outpatient: ()Executive Summary The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is the lead Federal agency for research on alcohol and health and the largest funder of alcohol research in the world.

NIAAA’s mission is to generate and disseminate fundamental knowledge about the effects of alcohol on health and well-being, and apply that knowledge to improve the diagnosis.