Alcoholism: New Directions in Behavioral Research and by John L. Horn (auth.), Peter E. Nathan, G. Alan Marlatt, Tor

By John L. Horn (auth.), Peter E. Nathan, G. Alan Marlatt, Tor Løberg (eds.)

This ebook includes the fifteen invited papers added on the NATO foreign convention on Experimental and Behavioral Appro­ aches to Alcoholism, held August 28 via September 1, 1977, on the Solstrand Fjord inn, Os, Norway. The editors of the e-book have been Co-Directors of that convention. to boot, sixty five different scientists from 12 nations within the unfastened global offered medical papers on ex­ perimental and behavioral subject matters of relevance to alcoholism on the assembly. A such a lot receptive viewers of virtually two hundred individuals additionally par­ ticipated actively within the discussions which each invited and contributed paper. the wonderful thing about Norway, the hospitality of the vendors of the Sol strand Fjord lodge, the air of secrecy of Grieg and Troldhaugen, the en­ thusiasm of the audio system and members - all mixed to make the convention so much memorable if you attended it. Many individuals and associations deserve certain thank you for his or her half within the luck of the convention. between those people are Dr.

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Alienation pattern. QUNT and SOMA provide a core for this pattern. The means for these factors are low for whites and Blacks relative to the means for urban Indians and Hispanos, the rural Indians being intermediate. The principal correlates of QUNT and SOMA indicate unemployment, low economic and social status, not married, hypersensitivity and maleness. The ethnic group that is at one extreme in comparison of the means, the whites, can be viewed as well integrated into the dominant culture. In the mid-range rural Indians might be regarded as well integrated into Indian culture.

Several other differences in the information conveyed through primary factors and that indicated by second-order factors can be found in the table. Results such as those of Table 4 have led us rather haltingly in the direction of trying to specify separate patterns of problem drinking that at once use the information of subcultural differences, the primary factors of the AUI and correlates from the PAS and LSQ as well. This attempt to specify patterns (or syndromes) illustrates the way in which the scale measurements of the AUI, PAS, COMMENTS ON THE MANY FACES OF ALCOHOLISM 29 and LSQ may be used in efforts to provide objective, repeatable definitions of the kinds of people who respond well and not so well to particular kinds of treatment.

L. On becoming a drinker: Social-psychological aspects of an adolescent transition. Annals of the New York AcademY of Sciences, 1972, 197, 199-213. , Graves, T. , Hansen, D. , &Jessor, S. L. Society, personality, and deviant behavior: A study of a tri-ethnic community. New York: Holt, Rinehart &Winston, 1968. Knox, W. J. Objective psychological measurement and alcoholism: Review of literature, 1971-72. Psychological Reports, 1976, 38, 1023-1050. , &Geertsma, R. H. I. Quarterly Journal of Studies of Alcohol, 1963, 25, 68-76.

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