Alcoholism: New Directions in Behavioral Research and by John L. Horn (auth.), Peter E. Nathan, G. Alan Marlatt, Tor

By John L. Horn (auth.), Peter E. Nathan, G. Alan Marlatt, Tor Løberg (eds.)

This publication comprises the fifteen invited papers introduced on the NATO overseas convention on Experimental and Behavioral Appro­ aches to Alcoholism, held August 28 via September 1, 1977, on the Solstrand Fjord inn, Os, Norway. The editors of the ebook have been Co-Directors of that convention. besides, sixty five different scientists from 12 nations within the loose global offered medical papers on ex­ perimental and behavioral themes of relevance to alcoholism on the assembly. A such a lot receptive viewers of just about two hundred individuals additionally par­ ticipated actively within the discussions which each invited and contributed paper. the wonderful thing about Norway, the hospitality of the vendors of the Sol strand Fjord inn, the charisma of Grieg and Troldhaugen, the en­ thusiasm of the audio system and members - all mixed to make the convention such a lot memorable if you happen to attended it. Many people and associations deserve distinct thank you for his or her half within the luck of the convention. between those people are Dr.

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Similarly, alcohol use is intermediate with respect to hangover (HANG), and habituation (HABT) symptoms. 6) Rather oddly, alcohol use is reported by users to occasion relatively few problems of compulsivity (COMP) and in this respect is similar to the hallucinogens and most different from heroin and, interestingly, the tranquilizers. COMMENTS ON THE MANY FACES OF ALCOHOLISM 33 Very dimly, then, a face of alcohol use and abuse can be made out in distinction from faces for other drugs. Not surprisingly, alcohol is seen as the drug, par excellence, for facilitating socializing.

6) Extreme-score drinking types can be specified by establishing a cut score that separates the upper X percent of scores from the lOO-X below. Types thus defined are referred to as the Bottom-level Apathetic Deterioration (BOTM), Anxious Concerned Deterioration (ACOD), Obsessive Ambivalent Deterioration (OBAD), and Commitment to Drinking (COMT). Such types are similar, descriptively, to the phases discussed in Jellinek's theory and related formulations. The types do not, however, have the relationships with age that one can expect for phases.

Wanberg, K. , & Horn, J. L. Alcoholism symptom patterns of men and women. Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 1970, 11, 40-61. Wanberg, K. , & Horn, J. L. Alcoholism syndromes related to sociological classifications. Journal of Addictions, 1973, 99-120. ~, Wanberg, K. , Horn, J. , &Fairchild, D. Hospital versus community treatment of alcoholism problems. International Journal of Mental Health, 1974, 2, 160-176. Wanberg, K. , Horn, J. , &Foster, M. F. A differential model for the diagnosis of alcoholism scales of alcohol use questionnaire (SAUQ).

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