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Selected Bibliography - Last Updated: 12/98


This bibliography presents a selection of the ARF library materials on the topic of problem drinking. Please consult your workplace/community libraries and information services to obtain these materials.


What is Problem Drinking? It's when drinking begins to interfere with your life. Some examples are: being repeatedly late for work; getting lower grades at school; having arguments with family or friends; developing health concerns; being charged with impaired driving. Comment définir la consommation abusive d'alcool? C'est lorsque votre consommation d'alcool commence à nuire à votre vie. Cela peut se manifester par: des retards fréquents au travail; des échecs à l'école; des discussions avec la famille ou les amis; des problèmes de santé; une accusation de conduite en état d'ébriété.

from/de Dealing with Drinking: How to Quit or Cut Down/Votre Consommation d'alcool: Comment l'arrêter ou la modérer. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation, 1996; pamphlet.

For information on where problem drinking fits into the continuum of risk for alcohol problems, read:
Skinner, Harvey, A. Spectrum of drinkers and intervention opportunities. Canadian Medical Association Journal 143(10):1054-1059 (1990).

Abstinence and Reduced Drinking: Two Approaches to Alcohol Treatment / L'abstinence et la réduction de la consommation: deux méthodes de traitement de l'alcoolisme. Best Advice. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation, 1992. HV 5276 .A283 1992 / HV 5276 .A28314

Alcohol Risk Assessment and Intervention (ARAI): Resource Manual for Family Physicians / Risque associés à la consommation d'alcool: évaluation et intervention (Projet ARAI). Toronto: College of Family Physicians of Canada, 1994. RC 565 .A4495 1994 / RC 565 .A449514 1994

Berg, Insoo Kim. Working with the Problem Drinker: A Solution-Focused Approach. New York: W.W. Norton, 1992. RC 565 .B467 1992

Cameron, Douglas. Liberating Solutions to Alcohol Problems: Treating Problem Drinkers Without Saying No. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc., 1995. HV 5276 .C35 1995

Chick, Jo and Jonathan Chick. Drinking Problems. London, UK: Optima, 1992. HV 5276 .C45 1992

Cormier, Dollard. Alcoolisme: abstinence, boire contrôlé, boire réfléchi. Montreal, PQ: Meridien, 1989. RC 565 .C678 1989

Counselling Problem Drinkers. Ed Robin Davidson, et al. New York: Tavistock Routledge, 1991. HV 5276 .C687 1991

Duckert, Fanny. Alcohol Problems and Treatment: Follow-up Studies of Problem-Drinkers with Special Reference to Drinking Behaviour. Oslo, NW: National Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research, 1993. RC 564 .D845 1993

Heather, Nick and Ian Robertson. Problem Drinking. 3d. ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. HV 5277 .H43 1997

Israel, Yedy, et al. Screening for problem drinking and counseling by the primary care physician-nurse team [Cambridge Project]. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 20(8):1443-50 (1996).

Kahan, Meldon. Identifying and managing problem drinkers. Canadian Family Physician 42:661-671 (1996)

Kahan, Meldon, Lynn Wilson and Lorne Becker. Effectiveness of physician-based interventions with problem drinkers: a review. Canadian Medical Association Journal 152(6):851-859 (1995)

Kishline, Audrey. Moderate Drinking: the Moderation Management Guide for People Who Want to Reduce Their Drinking. New York: Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1994. HV 5276 .K468 1994

Kishline, Audrey. Moderate Drinking: the New Option for Problem Drinkers. Tucson, AZ: See Sharp Press, 1994. HV 5276 .K47 1994

Miller, Scott D. and Insoo Kim Berg. The Miracle Method: A Radically New Approach to Problem Drinking. New York: W.W. Norton, 1995. HV 5276 .M543 1995

Mullahy, John. Employment, Unemployment, and Problem Drinking. Working Paper No. 5123. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1995. HV 5105 .M839 1995

Sadava, Stanley W. Problem Drinking and Alcohol Problems: Widening the Circle of Covariation. In Recent Developments in Alcoholism, ed. Marc Galanter, 173-201. New York: Plenum Press, 1990. RC 565 .R4 v.8

Sanchez-Craig, Martha. Drinkwise: How to Quit Drinking or Cut Down: A Self-Help Book / C'est assez! comment arrêter de boire ou réduire votre consommation d'alcool; guide d'initiative personnelle de la ARF. Toronto: Addiction Research Foundation, 1995. RC 565 .S2627 1995 / RC 565 .S262714 1994

Sobell, Mark B. And Linda C. Sobell. Controlled drinking after 25 years: how important was the great debate? Addiction 90(9): 1149-1153 (1995). Editorial. See also Commentaries, pg. 1157-77 Sobell, Mark B. and Linda C. Sobell. Problem Drinkers: Guided Self-Change Treatment. New York: Guilford Press, 1993. HV 5276 .S635 1993


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