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The fixation factor in alcohol addiction

Robert Freed Bales

The fixation factor in alcohol addiction

an hypothesis derived from a comparative study of Irish and Jewish social norms

by Robert Freed Bales

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Published by Microreproduction Service, Harvard University Library in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis--Harvard University.

    StatementRobert Freed Bales.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfilm reel.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16821010M

    Alcohol abuse encompasses a spectrum of unhealthy alcohol drinking behaviors, ranging from binge drinking to alcohol dependence, in extreme cases resulting in health problems for individuals and large scale social problems such as alcohol-related crimes.. Alcohol abuse was a psychiatric diagnosis in the DSM-IV, and has been merged with alcohol dependence into alcohol use disorder in the DSM   As with any addiction, the risk of becoming addicted to alcohol depends on a combination of biological, genetic and environmental factors. While a significant portion of a person's risk for alcoholism appears to be genetically determined, everything from stress to family dynamics can determine whether someone develops a drinking problem.

    CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. ) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of. Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), is, broadly, any drinking of alcohol that results in mental or physical health problems. The disorder was previously divided into two types: alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence. In a medical context, alcoholism is said to exist when two or more of the following conditions are present: a person drinks large amounts of alcohol over a long.

      Antabuse (disulfiram) was the first medicine approved for the treatment of alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence. It works by causing a severe adverse reaction when someone taking the medication consumes alcohol. Most people who take it will vomit after a drink of alcohol. This, in turn, is thought to create a deterrent to drinking.   Even though alcohol abuse is an issue that directly affects adults, children of alcoholics are also affected in childhood and sometimes into adulthood. According to the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, children of alcoholics generally experience psychological effects as a result of parental alcohol abuse 1.


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The "fixation factor" in alcohol addiction: an hypothesis derived from a comparative study of Irish and Jewish social norms / Robert Freed Bales.

Publisher: New York: Arno Press: Creation Date: Notes: Photocopy of the author's thesis (Ph.D.)--Harvard University,including original t. Bibliography: p. [] Series Author: Robert Freed Bales. The "fixation factor" in alcohol addiction: an hypothesis derived from a comparative study of Irish and Jewish social norms.

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As addiction to drugs and alcohol in the U.S. is an ongoing concern, scientists and researchers have studied just why people become addicts while others can use drugs and alcohol without becoming addicted to them.

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To that end, they have not only put consequences in place, but have also moved into hard-hitting initiatives that will. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), percent of adults in the United States aged 18 and older had alcohol use disorder.

1 For example, a government survey revealed that about one in five individuals aged 12 to 20 were current alcohol users and about two in five young adults, aged 18 to 25, were binge.

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