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Biomedical Sciences - Pharmacology & Toxicology | Alcoholism and Women

Alcoholism and Women

Galanter, Marc (Ed.)

1995, XXIII, 472 p.

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'Solid, plausible, accurate and loaded with pertinent and highly referenced information regarding clinical and basic research in alcholism among women and ethnic groups...an essential text in the libraries of academicians, teachers, clinicians, researchers, and policy makers. The quality and scope of the work are groundbreaking, and it is convenient to have it all in one source.' -American Journal of Psychiatry Volume 12 highlights the remarkable evolution of alcoholism research during the last few years, focusing on gender in alcohol actions and consequences.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » epidemiology - ethanol - physiology - psychiatry - women

Related subjects » Pharmacology & Toxicology - Psychiatry - Public Health

Table of contents 

Epidemiology (M.C. Dufours, R.K. Fuller, Section Editors): Overview (M.C. Dufours, R.K. Fuller). Vulnerability to Alcoholism in Women: Genetic and Cultural Factors (S.Y. Hill). Drinking and Problem Drinking in US Women: Patterns and Recent Trends (S.C. Wilsnack, R.W. Wilsnack). Older Women and Alcohol: Use and Abuse (E.S.L. Gomberg). Physiology (M.C. Dufour, R.K. Fuller, Section Editors): Overview (M.C. Dufour, R.K. Fuller). Gender Differences in Alcohol Metabolism: Physiological Responses to Ethanol (H.S. Thomasson). Mental and Physical Health Consequences of Alcohol Use in Women (S.Y. Hill). Alcohol Effects on Hormone Levels in Normal Postmenopausal Women and in Postmenopausal Women with Alcoholinduced Cirrhosis (J.S. Gavaler). Behavior and Treatment Issues (A. Paredes, Section Editor): Overview (A. Paredes). Women, Alcohol, and Sexuality (L.J. Beckman, K.T. Ackerman). Cognitive Psychosocial Performances and Recovery in Female Alcoholics (S.J. Nixon, S.W. Glenn). Social and Cultural Issues (E. Gottheil et al., Section Editors): Overview (E.Gottheil, E.F. Gottheil). Race/Ethnicity and other Sociocultural Influences on Alcoholism Treatment for Women (B.A. Rouse et al.). Patterns of Alcohol Use among Ethnic Minority Adolescent Women (R.W. Edwards et al.). 11 additional articles. Index.

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