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Subjective Effects of Alcohol I: Effects of the Drink and Drinking Context

Kenneth J. Sher, Mark D. Wood, Alison E. Richardson, and Kristina M. Jackson

in Mind-Altering Drugs: The Science of Subjective Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195165319
eISBN:
9780199894055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165319.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

This chapter begins with a brief overview of the categories of subjective effects of alcohol, then considers the role of subjective effects from the context of prominent contemporary theories of ... More


The Puzzle of Adolescent Substance Initiation

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0033
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents the first-year results of a two-year study exploring whether a multiattribute utility (MAU) model that includes a new momentary salience parameter can predict smoking and ... More


Ethnicity and the Subjective Effects of Alcohol

Travis A. R. Cook and Tamara L. Wall

in Mind-Altering Drugs: The Science of Subjective Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195165319
eISBN:
9780199894055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165319.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

This chapter examines ethnic differences in responses to alcohol. Specifically, it discusses the subjective effects of alcohol on Asians, Native Americans, and Jews. Recent studies have shown that ... More


Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Stephen J. Kunitz and Jerrold E. Levy (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Based on interviews with more than a thousand Navajo Indian men and women, this book examines the associations between childhood experiences and behavior and the development of alcohol dependence in ... More


Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use among Gay and Bisexual Men

David G. Ostrow and Ron Stall

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter details the epidemiology of use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and recreational drug use among gay and bisexual men in the United States. The review highlights the history of use and ... More


Subjective Effects of Alcohol II: Individual Differences

Kenneth J. Sher and Mark D. Wood

in Mind-Altering Drugs: The Science of Subjective Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195165319
eISBN:
9780199894055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165319.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

This chapter considers individual differences associated with alcohol effects. There is wide variability in subjective and other responses to alcohol. The sources of this variability include allelic ... More


Alcohol Dependence: Definition, Prevalence, and Risk Factors

Stephen J. Kunitz, K. Ruben Gabriel, and Jerrold E. Levy

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the definition and prevalence of alcohol dependence, and some possible risk factors. Several risk factors that have been said to cause alcohol dependence, such as type of ... More


Conclusions

Stephen J. Kunitz and Jerrold E. Levy

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a summary of the findings in the previous chapters. It then concludes with a reconsideration of some of the implications of the results for the cross-cultural study of ... More


Conducting Mixed-Methods Research: An Illustration With American Indians in the United States

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

in Cross-Cultural Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

In this chapter we utilize two studies to describe the application of mixed-methods research. Study 1 was an explanatory study of the intersection of maternal gambling, parenting, self-efficacy, ... More


Drugs

Joy G. Dryfoos and Carol Barkin

in Adolescence: Growing Up in America Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179613
eISBN:
9780199847358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179613.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

With moderate use, marijuana remains the most benign substance on the drug scene, safer not only than cocaine or heroin but alcohol, pharmaceuticals, and certainly cigarettes. Most teenagers have ... More


Doing Data Analysis with the Multilevel Model for Change

Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett

in Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195152968
eISBN:
9780199864980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter delves deeper into the specification, estimation, and interpretation of the multilevel model for change. Following introduction of a new data set, it presents a composite formulation of ... More


Substance Abuse

Wendy B. Smith

in Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 8 provides a description of the major theories of the etiology of substance abuse which guide treatment programs. Risk and protective factors for substance abuse disorders are outlined and ... More


Consumption, Custom, and Control: Aguardiente in Nineteenth-Century Maya Guatemala

Stacey Schwartzkopf

in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol: Aguardiente in Guatemalan History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041629
eISBN:
9780813043432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041629.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter by Stacey Schwartzkopf discusses anthropological and historical approaches to indigenous alcohol use in Latin America, arguing for a cultural commodities perspective as the most ... More


Conduct Disorder, Drinking, and the Problem of Prevention

Stephen J. Kunitz and Jerrold E. Levy

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the incidence of alcohol abuse among Native Americans. It reviews the different modes of prevention. The chapter then considers the problems of conduct ... More


Adolescent and teenage drinking

Ralph W. Hingson and Aaron M. White

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores: alcohol use among people under the legal drinking age in the United States; the consequences of their drinking; and proven prevention strategies. In the United States, it is ... More


Antecedents of Violence in Adulthood

Stephen J. Kunitz, K. Ruben Gabriel, and Jerrold E. Levy

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the association between the experience of abuse in childhood, conduct disorder, alcohol dependence, and the commission of violence in adulthood. Involvement in domestic violence ... More


Tools for estimating alcohol consumption

Gerhard Gmel, Kevin D. Shield, and Jürgen Rehm

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the measurement of alcohol consumption. Four aspects must be considered: whether alcohol consumption is the dependent or independent variable; the level of data aggregation; ... More


Unrecorded alcohol consumption

Dirk W. Lachenmeier, Gerhard Gmel, and Jürgen Rehm

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the last decade unrecorded alcohol consumption has become the focus of increasing attention, as World Health Organization estimations have shown that about 30% of global consumption is unrecorded. ... More


The silences in our dance: Black Caribbean women and alcohol (mis)use

Laura Serrant

in Women and alcohol: Social perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318880
eISBN:
9781447318903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318880.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Alcohol plays a distinctive social role in the family and community life of Black Caribbean women. For Caribbean communities in particular it is often central in the great socio-cultural rites of ... More


Historical evolution of alcohol consumption in society

David J. Hanson

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the history of alcohol consumption from ancient times to the present. Alcoholic drinks have been produced and consumed by humans for thousands of years and have played an ... More


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