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Longitudinal Research in Alcoholism
214 pages
Longitudinal Research in Alcoholism

Symptoms Reported by Four Alcoholic Subtypes Primary Depressed Manic Antisocial Total Sample Alcoholism Symptoms” (N = 257) (N = 98) (N = 71) (N = 104) (N = 530) pf Two-day binges 94% 97% 97% 98% 96% NS Family Complained 89 92 84 89 89 NS Guilt and Shame 89 94 90 95 91 NS Blackouts 87 94 94 95 91 .02 Drinking Arrests 87 80 80 96 86 .002 Loss of Control 87 96 93 97 91 .003 DWI 84 83 86 93 86 NS Unable to Stop 80 89 83 80 82 NS Limit to Certain Times 80 ...

The Consequences of Alcoholism, Medical, Neuropsychiatric, Economic, Cross-Cultural
500 pages
The Consequences of Alcoholism, Medical, Neuropsychiatric, Economic, Cross-Cultural

It should be stressed that direction of causality between alcoholism symptoms and schooling cannot ascertained with confidence in this study. Cook and Moore" have also utilized data from the NLSY to determ empirically whether youthful drinking behavior affect educational outcon and, based on the logic spelled out above, thus ultimately result in product ty reductions during the prime working years. The particular outcome m sure analyzed by Cook and Moore is the highest year of ...

Alcohol Use Among U. S. Ethnic Minorities
470 pages
Alcohol Use Among U. S. Ethnic Minorities

Half of the sample reported heavy drinking in the past month and met the criteria for alcoholism; one- quarter was found to have a current drinking problem. As expected, SADS-L alcoholism symptoms were endorsed more frequently by the known cases of alcoholism in the sample than by the overall sample. Significant differences are found between the cases and noncases of alcoholism in terms of the frequency of symptom endorsement, the minimum number of symptoms, and  ...

Alcoholism
157 pages
Alcoholism

In 1956, when the AMA identified alcoholism as a disease, it did so because alcohol dependence met five requirements for such a designation: it had a pattern of symptoms, it's a chronic disorder, the symptoms progress, there's a risk of relapse, and it's treatable. As for the APA, it defines alcohol addiction as indicated by these factors (excerpted from the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, text revised): • Physiological dependence on alcohol is indicated ...

Recent Developments in Alcoholism
440 pages
Recent Developments in Alcoholism

While the OAP/EAP “movement" of the past 15 years has been understandably concerned with consolidation and proliferation of a standardized program model, new and innovative procedures may be necessary to reach alcoholics and at-risk problem drinkers who do not evidence job performance problems. One alternative would involve moving the model beyond job performance measures and confronting alcoholism symptoms more directly.” It may also be necessary to expand the ...

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What symptoms do patients treat with medicinal cannabis?
Pain and spasms associated with neck and back injuries, stress and alcoholism are also effectively treated with cannabis. Another participant stated: “I have digestion and appetite issues, as well as chronic back pain, and neuropathy in my feet.

Self-Medication of Anxiety Linked to Substance Use Disorders
"Self-medication of anxiety symptoms with alcohol, other drugs, or both has been a plausible mechanism for the co-occurrence of anxiety disorders and substance use disorders," write Jennifer Robinson, MA, from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg,

Amy Winehouse: Was quitting alcohol cold turkey deadly?
Amy Winehouse: Was quitting alcohol cold turkey deadly? Can withdrawing from alcohol too abruptly really be dangerous? “People who drink heavily and stop suddenly may go through alcohol withdrawal, which can cause symptoms ranging from anxiety to tremors to full-blown seizures and delusions,” said Sam

Alcohol and anxiety a risky mix for some
Alcohol and anxiety a risky mix for some Self-medication for anxiety symptoms is common. In the study, which included a nationally representative sample of 34653 American adults, 13% of the people who had consumed alcohol or drugs in the previous year said they'd done so to reduce their

Alcohol, Drugs To Ease Anxiety Could Spur Substance-Abuse Problems
Self-medication for anxiety symptoms is common. In the study, which included a nationally representative sample of 34653 American adults, 13 percent of the people who had consumed alcohol or drugs in the previous year said they'd done so to reduce