International Handbook of Alcohol Dependence and Problems
This handbook bridges the many disciplines involved in the research, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and reviews the current knowledge over the whole field of alcohol studies. It also addresses the basic mechanisms of alcohol's effects on human physiology and behaviour. ? A complete source of information and reference for all aspects of alcohol studies and all contributory disciplines ? Written in a style accessible to a wide range of professional readers, academics, and researchers. ? Covers clinical pathology, antecedents of drinking, drinking patterns and types of alcohol problem, treatment and recovery, and prevention.