Impact of alcoholism on the family, 1977
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Impact of alcoholism on the family, 1977 hearing before the Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse of the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session ... June 20, 1977, Salt Lake City, Utah. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Human Resources. Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Alcoholism -- United States,
  • Family -- United States

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Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsKF26 .H825 1977c
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 115 p. ;
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4373880M
LC Control Number78601495

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effects of alcohol. It is a series of short summaries based on available evidence rather than a comprehensive literature review. Areas covered include the effects of alcohol on body parts, the health effects of acute alcohol use, the health conditions related to chronic alcohol use, and the effects of alcohol on other people and populations. Inside, you will find tons of helpful information on how an addiction to alcohol and other substances impacts the family as a unit. We also like this book because it provides a concrete resource for exploring problematic drinking and examines the motivation to create positive change. relevant to the development of alcohol abuse and dependence in children of alcoholics. In contrast, non-alcohol-specific influences generally promote deviant behavior, including alcohol problems, in the offspring and affect children of alcoholics and nonalcoholics equally. These influences, which include inadequate parenting and other parent-child. Alcoholism and alcohol in general are associated with such crimes as rape, incest, murder, robbery, and many other violent crimes. “Almost thirty percent of father daughter incest cases and seventy-five percent of domestic violence cases involve a family member who is an alcoholic” (Parsons 3).

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