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Alcoholism: The Facts
Alcoholism: The Facts Donald W. Goodwin 019263061X 9780192630612 A new edition of this classic text on the worlds number one drug problem. Written in a clear and lively style by a world authority on alcoholism, the book is aimed at those who have alc
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Alcoholism: The Facts by Donald W. Goodwin

A new edition of this classic text on the worlds number one drug problem. Written in a clear and lively style by a world authority on alcoholism, the book is aimed at those who have alcohol problems and the people who share their lives. Throughout, it examines the social, psychological, and medical aspects of alcohol problems. The five years since publication of the 2nd edition have seen the conclusion of the massive Project MATCH study - undoubtedly the largest ever research project on the treatment of alcoholism and problem drinking. The new edition considers some of the findings from this project, and the implications they have for treatment methods. Other areas expanded include those on women and alcoholism and a look at recent results from studies into genetic causes of alcoholism. Reviews of 1st and 2nd editions Don Goodwin is something of a phenomenon: a physician who can write... clear and compelling, yet interesting, even amusing. American Journal of Psychiatry ... gives much sound and practical advice on dealing with alcoholics... highly recommended. British Medical Journal Goodwin is a master of his art... the most lucid account of alcoholism for the layman to appear. British Journal of Psychiatry .This book is highly recommended, both to learners and post-registration nurses in all specialties... this is a valuable book; everyone should read it. Nursing Times ...readable, concise, and thorough. Annals of the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Anyone concerned with their own or anothers excessive drinking should read Alcoholism: The Facts. A modest, well-presented book, it is succinct and rarely wastes a word. The Canberra times

Author: Donald W. Goodwin

Language: English

Edition: 3

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 2000-02-15

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Donald W. Goodwin (Edition: 3) Paperback