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The global burden of alcohol consumption

Thomas Babor, Harold Holder, Raul Caetano, Ross Homel, Sally Casswell, Michael Livingston, Griffith Edwards, Esa Österberg, Norman Giesbrecht, Jürgen Rehm, Kathryn Graham, Robin Room, Joel Grube, Ingeborg Rossow, and Linda Hill

in Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.003.004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the enormous range of alcohol-related consequences within two broad categories: alcohol's contribution to the burden of illness carried by individuals and societies; and ... More


Treatment and Remission

Gilbert Quintero

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/9780195136159.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the diverse range of therapeutic options utilized by Navajos who have experienced problems related to alcohol abuse and dependency. It describes their use of formal treatment ... More


Prevention and health: alcohol and public health

James Nicholls

in The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The introduction of breath tests and statutory blood alcohol limits for drivers meant that, for the first time, the police had a quantifiable definition of drunkenness to work with and the powers to ... More


Retirement and the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement, and Substance Misuse and What To Do About It

Peter A. Bamberger and Samuel B. Bacharach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199374120
eISBN:
9780190216894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374120.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Substance misuse among older adults in the United States is a major hidden health threat, with broad implications for the welfare and quality of life of those misusing alcohol and drugs, as well as ... More


The Drink Problem

in Visions of Filth: Deviancy and Social Control in the Novels of Galdos

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237181
eISBN:
9781846314384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237181.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines how ‘controlling’ discourses on the issue of drinking in Spain during the late nineteenth-century were reflected in Benito Pérez Galdós' novels Fortunata y Jacinta and Angel ... More


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