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Alcoholism: The Science Made Easy

Alcoholism: The Science Made Easy is a new publication from the ATTC National Office, the Research Society on Alcoholism and its journal, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. The book includes approximately 100 Addiction Science Made Easy articles arranged by topic. It presents current research relating to alcohol abuse and alcoholism in a concise, easy-to-understand format for educators and clinical supervisors to use in educating students, practitioners, clients and the public.

 
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Articles in the Adolescents Category
Articles in the Biology - Neurobiology Category
Articles in the Gender, Ethnicity & Culture Category
Articles in the Genetics & Other Risk Factors Category
Articles in the Mental Health Category
Articles in the Pharmacology Category
Articles in the Physical Health Category
Articles in the Pregnancy, Prenatal Exposure & Parenting Category
Articles in the Prevention, Intervention & Treatment Category
Articles in the Violence & Injury Category
Key Word Index
Introduction pdf icon (640 KB)
 
How to Use This Publication
Table of Contents
Listing of all Articles
Preface
Acknowledgments
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Articles in the Adolescents Category pdf icon(578 KB)
 
Binge Drinking Among Jewish and Non-Jewish College Student
Binge Drinking: A Dangerous Rite of Passage
College Students May Be Drinking More Alcohol Than Even They Realize
Adolescents With Alcohol Problems: Redefining the Basics
Impulsiveness, Aggression, Alcohol and Adolescents
Alcohol, Automobiles and Youth
Teenagers, Drinking and Driving: A quick Trip to the Grave
Tracking the Long-Term Functioning of Adolescents with Alcohol Problems
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Articles in the Biology - Neurobiology Category pdf icon(645 KB)
 
Alcohol-Damaged Brains "Recruit" New Brain Regions to Perform Simple Tasks
How Sensitive is Your Brain To Alcohol-Induced Damage
The Brain Risks of Binge Drinking
How Alcohol Gives and Then Takes Away
Abstinence May Make the Brain Grow Stronger
Cognitive Neuroscience Takes on Alcohol
Just A Spoonful of Thiamin?
Alcohol and Thiamin Deficiency Together: A Dangerous Combination?
Chronic Drinking Increases Cortisol During Intoxication And Withdrawal
Repeated Alcohol Detoxifications Can Impair Cognitive Function
Blocking Selected Neurotransmitter Activity May Decrease Alcohol Consumption
Probing The Role of The Delta Opiod Receptor in Alcohol Consumption
Behavioral Sensitization: A New Perspective on Alcoholism
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Articles in Gender, Ethnicity & Culture Category pdf icon(563 KB)
 
Women Who Drink May Be at Greater Risk of Cardiovascular Complications Than Men
Specifying Alcohol-Related Brain Damage in Young Women
African American Alcoholics: At Greater Risk for Immune Disorder?
Liver Cirrhosis Is No Longer a "Black" Disease
Ethnic Difference in DUI Arrests and Use of Health Care Services in California
Re-Examining Alcohol Problems Among American Indian Communities
The Genetic Complexities of Sensation Seeking Behavior in Alcoholic Men
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Articles in the Genetics & Other Risk Factors Category pdf icon(635 KB)
 
A Neurogenetic Approach to Alcoholism
Untangling the Matrix of Risk Factors for Alcoholism
Using Brain Activity to Identify Risk for Disorders
Searching for Biochemical Markers in Children of Alcoholics
The Eyes Have It: Seeking Expressions of Genetic Risk for Developing Alcoholism
On the Cutting Edge of Brain Gene Analysis
Genetic Contributions to Alcohol Sensitivity
Investigating a "Protective Gene" Against Alcoholism
Bridging the Gap Between Genetics and Motivations to Drink Alcohol
When Alcohol and Nicotine Interact
Exploring the Genetic Commonality of Alcohol and Tobacco Abuse
Abnormalities in Stress Hormone Response Among Alcoholics
Taste Testing May Help Identify Alcoholism Risk
A Sweet Tooth May Be a "Marker" for the Genetic Risk for Developing Alcoholism
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Articles in the Mental Health Category pdf icon(597 KB)
 
Alcoholics Have Blunted Responses to Psychological Stressors Such as Public Speaking
Alcoholics With Antisocial Personality Disorder Have Blunted Emotional Reactivity
Childhood Abuse May Predict Social Phobia, Agoraphobia and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Among Adult Alcoholics
Searching for Anxiety Relief in Alcohol Can Be Dangerous
Suicidal Behavior Among Alcoholics
Adult Alcoholism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Are Connected
Alcohol Impairs Executive Cognitive Functioning Much Longer Than Expected
Alcohol Damages Day-toDay Memory Function
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Articles in the Pharmacology Category pdf icon(564 KB)
 
Searching for New Detoxification Strategies
Fine-Tuning Naltrexone Treatment for Alcoholics
Searching for New Medications to Treat Alcoholism
Using Naltrexone to Treat Alcoholics with a "Mediterranean Drinking Patter"
Behavioral Therapies Plus Pharmacotherapies Can Add Up to Success
An Anti-Nicotine Drug Reduces the Rewarding Effects of Alcohol
Promising New Treatment Options for People with Co-Existing Alcohol Use and Psychiatric Disorders
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Articles in the Physical Health Category pdf icon(613 KB)
 
Alcohol Abuse May Increase Susceptibility to HIV Infection
Alcohol and Cancer
Can Heavy Alcohol Use Lead to Some Kinds of Cancer?
Alcohol May Hasten the Progression of Cancer
Is There a Link Between Alcohol and Allergies?
How to Build Strong Bones: Get Milk, Lose the Booze
Alcohol, Sodium Sensitivity and Blood Pressure
Alcohol's Effects on Testosterone
Moderate Alcohol Consumption After Meals Decrease Levels of Insulin
Chronic Alcohol Abuse Damages Regulating Hormones
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Articles in the Pregnancy, Prenatal Exposure & Parenting Category pdf icon(602 KB)
 
Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy Alter Thyroid Function
Alcohol, Women and Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Drugs and Alcohol, Emotional Instability: What Nightmares are Made Of
Exploring the Complexities of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure
Drinking During Pregnancy: Information May Not Be Enough
Drinking During Pregnancy: American Indians and African Americans
Genetic Protection Against Fetal Alcohol Syndrome?
Light to Moderate Drinking During Pregnancy Can Effect Adolescent Growth
Light to Moderate Drinking During Pregnancy May Lead to Learning and Memory Deficits in Adolescents
The Power of the Mother-Child Bond
Parenting, Stress and Your Child's Risk for Alcoholism
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Articles in the Prevention, Intervention & Treatment Category pdf icon(611 KB)
 
Alcohol and Drug Treatment Among HMO Patients
Examining the Effects of Managed Care on Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment
Doctor, Counselor, Cost-Cutter
Finding Sobriety and Saving Money Through Spirituality
Comparing Screening Instruments for Alcohol Dependence and Abuse
Brief Mail- and Computer-Generated Interventions Work Best for Problem Drinking Among Young People
Educational Attainment May Predict Drinking Outcomes Following Alcohol Treatment
Alcohol and Smoking: Why They Go Together
Nicotine Patch Treatment Works for Smokers with Long-Term Sobriety
Alcohol, Friends and Courtship
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Articles in the Violence & Injury Category pdf icon(559 KB)
 
Alcohol, Drugs and Violence Between Intimate Partners
Alcohol, Interpersonal Violence and Mexican American Women
Alcohol Consumption and Intimate Partner Violence
Marriage, Alcohol and Violence
Alcohol's Double Threat: A Greater Chance of Crashing and More Severe Injuries
Alcoholics May Be More Injury Prone Than Illicit Drug Users
Drinking and Drugging Can Be Painful
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Key Word Index pdf icon(494 KB)
 
Contains alphabetical listing of all key words used in this publication.
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