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Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism

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ISBN 9781572304109
Published July 22, 1999 by Guilford Press
467 Pages

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Book Description

Updating and expanding the classic Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism, this fully revised second edition incorporates state-of-the-art presentations from leaders in the alcoholism field. Contributors review established and emerging approaches that guide research into the psychological processes influencing drinking and alcoholism. The volume's multidisciplinary approach also takes into account biological, pharmacological, and social factors, offering important insights into the development and escalation of drinking problems and the various aroaches to treatment.
Including significantly expanded coverage of developmental, social learning, and cognitive theories, the book features new chapters on genetics, neurobiology, and emotions.

Table of Contents

Leonard, Blane, Introduction. Greeley, Oei, Alcohol and Tension Reduction. Sher, Trull, Bartholow, Vieth, Personality and Alcoholism: Issues, Methods, and Etiological Processes. Maisto, Carey, Bradizza, Social Learning Theory. Windle, Davies, Developmental Theory and Research. Goldman, Del Boca, Darkes, Alcohol Expectancy Theory: The Application of Cognitive Neuroscience. Sayette, Cognitive Theory and Research. Vogel-Sprott, Fillmore, Learning Theory and Research. Lang, Patrick, Stritzke, Alcohol and Emotional Response: A Multidimensional Multilevel Analysis. McGue, Behaviorial Genetic Models of Alcoholism and Drinking. Fromme, D'Amico, Neurobiological Bases of Alcohol's Psychological Effects. Leonard, Blane, Conclusion.

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