Cultural and Sociological Aspects of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

By Barry Stimmel

© 1984 – Routledge

94 pages

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Hardback: 9780866563673
pub: 1984-01-01
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About the Book

In this highly informative book on the sociocultural interactions between alcoholism and drug abuse, experts explore the relationship of such factors as ethnicity, family, religion, and gender to chemical abuse and address important implications for treatment.

Table of Contents

Contents The Role of Ethnography in Alcoholism and Substance Abuse: The Nature Versus Nurture Controversy

  • The Role of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse
  • Causal Attribution of Drinking Antecedents in American Indian and Caucasian Social Drinkers
  • Influence of Family and Religion on Long-Term Outcomes Among Opiod Addicts
  • women, Alcohol and Sexuality
  • Sex-Role Values and Bias in Alcohol Treatment Personnel
  • Selective Guide to Current Reference Sources on Topics Discussed in This Issue: Cultural and Sociological Aspects of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
  • Reference Notes Included

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY038000
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General