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Controversies in the Addiction's Field - Ruth C. Engs (Editor)

Ruth C. Engs (Editor); 1990

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Foreword . . . . . . v

Introduction by Ruth C. Engs (Editor) . . . . . vi

Author list . . . . . ix

SECTION A: WHAT IS THE NATURE OF ALCOHOLISM AND/OR DRUG ADDICTION ?

    Chapter 1 - The grand unification theory of alcohol abuse: It's time to stop fighting each other and start working together by Reid K Hester and Nancy Sheehy . . . . . 2.

    Chapter 2 - Evidence for a genetic factor in alcoholism by Donald W. Goodwin . . . . .10

    Chapter 3 - Neurobiological and genetic basis for alcoholism based upon research in animal models by Ting-Kai Li . . . . .17

    Chapter 4 - Neurobiological basis of alcohol reinforcement and drinking by Robert D. Myers . . . . . 25

    Chapter 5 - Environmental basis for alcoholic disorders: Future prospects by Howard T. Blane . . . . . 39

    Chapter 6 - Why we should reject the disease concept of alcoholism by Herbert Fingarette . . . . . 48

    Chapter 7 - The biopsychosocial model: Application to the addictions field by Karol L. Kurnpfer, Eric P. Trunnell and Henry 0. Whiteside . . . . . 55


 

SECTION B: DO WE NEED A VARIETY OF PUBLIC POLICIES TO PREVENT ALCOHOL ABUSE?

    Chapter 8

    Thinking about alcohol controls by Robin Room . . . . . . 68

    Chapter 9

    Flawed policies from flawed premises: Pseudo-science about alcohol and drugs by Dwight B. Heath . . . . . 76


 

SECTION C: SHOULD THE MINIMUM DRINKING (PURCHASE AGE) BE LOWERED?

    Chapter 10

    The drinking age should be lowered by David J. Hanson . . . . . 85

    Chapter 11

    Why we need a minimum purchase age of 21 by Richard J. Goeman . . . . .96


 

SECTION D: SHOULD WE HAVE MANDATORY DRUG TESTING AT THE WORKSITE?

    Chapter 12

    Mandatory random testing needs to be undertaken at the worksite by Robert L. DuPont . . . . . 105

    Chapter 13

    Drug testing: Probable cause only by Thomas J. Delaney, Jr. . . . . . 112


 

SECTION E: SHOULD THERE BE MORE REGULATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS ON ALCOHOL BEVERAGE ADVERTISEMENTS?

    Chapter 14

    Alcohol advertising: Regulation can help by Kimberly Neuendorf . . . . . 119

    Chapter 15

    Alcohol advertising: Restrictions without due cause by Hal Shoup and Christine Dobday . . . . . 130


 

SECTION F: ARE WARNING LABELS EFFECTIVE IN PREVENTING ALCOHOL ABUSE?

    Chapter 16

    The right to know by Donna Polowchena . . . . . . 137

    Chapter 17

    Health Warning labels on alcoholic beverages by David Pittrnan . . . . . . .144


 

SECTION G: SHOULD WOMEN BE ADVISED TO ABSTAIN COMPLETELY FROM ALCOHOL DURING PREGNANCY?

    Chapter 18

    Drinking in pregnancy: A recommendation for complete abstinence by Sterling Clarren . . . . . 151

    Chapter 19

    Is occasional light drinking during pregnancy harmful? by Ernest Abel and Robert Sokol . . . . . . 158


 

SECTION H: ARE SCHOOL BASED ALCOHOL/DRUG EDUCATION PROGRAMS EFFECTIVE?

    Chapter 20

    School based alcohol and drug education programs can be effective by Stuart Fors . . . . . .167

    Chapter 21

    A review of school based drug education programs: Do we expect too much? by Louis Gliksman and Cynthia Smythe, . . . . . 175

    Chapter 22

    Alcohol and Drug Education: School and Community Factors by Gail Milgram . . . . . . 184


 

SECTION I: SHOULD ABSTINENCE BE THE ONLY TREATMENT MODEL FOR ALCOHOLISM AND PROBLEM DRINKING?

    Chapter 23

    Abstinence and non-abstinence goals in treatment: A case study in the sociology of knowledge by John Wallace . . . . .192

    Chapter 24

    Toward client choice in treatment for alcohol-related problems by Martha Sanchez-Craig . . . . . 203


This book was 'scanned in' and copyedited by: Indiana University student, Jennifer E. Susoreny.

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