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Alcoholism in the United States

Racial and Ethnic Considerations (Gap Report (Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry))

by American Psychiatric Association.

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Published by Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism,
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Psychopathology - Addiction,
  • General,
  • United States,
  • Alcoholism (Psychiatric Aspects),
  • Health Services For Special Classes,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Psychology,
  • USA,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - Alcoholism,
  • Alcohol use,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Minorities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8376857M
    ISBN 10087318209X
    ISBN 109780873182096


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Alcohol Problems in the United States: Twenty Years of Treatment Perspective chronicles the story of alcohol treatment from historical and personal perspectives, offering the opportunity to anticipate future trends in the many challenges associated with alcohol problems. The book is an essential resource for professional alcoholism counselors, social workers, psychologists, physicians, clergy, nurses, Cited by: 4.

Alcoholism in the United States: Racial and Ethnic Considerations (GAP REPORT (GROUP FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF PSYCHIATRY)) Hardcover – July 1, by American Psychiatric Association (Author), Committee on Cultural Psychiatry (Author), Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry Author: American Psychiatric Association, Committee on Cultural Psychiatry, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry.

This book explores some of the Alcoholism in the United States book and public initiatives that can help reduce the substantial number of problems caused by drinking in the United States. Specifically, it focuses on those initiatives that can help prevent these problems before they occur or appear to be by: Alcohol Problems in the United States Alcohol consumption is a popular pastime in the United States.

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Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: /n2. Robinson, Bryan E. and J. Rhoden. "A Sociohistorical Perspective of Alcoholism in the United States.". Not only do alcohol problems cost lives, but it costs money. According to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, alcohol abuse and alcoholism, occurring in the United States and resulting in motor vehicle accidents, lost production, medical care, violent crime, the need for social programs, and more, cost American society anywhere from $40 to $60 billion each year.

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sites report the prevalence of FAS to be 2 to 7 cases per 1, and the prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) to be as high. As Cook notes in his book, the top 10 percent of drinkers account for well over half of the alcohol consumed in any given year.

On the other hand, people in the bottom three deciles don’t drink at all, and even the median consumption among those who do drink is. Henley SJ, Kanny D, Roland KB, Grossman M, Peaker B, Liu Y, Gapstur SM, White MC, Plescia M.

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Statistics on Alcohol Use in the US. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 51% of the population aged 12 and older reported binge drinking in the past month.

Binge drinking is defined as 5 or more drinks for males and 4 or more drinks for females on at least one day in the past month; heavy alcohol use means binge drinking for 5 or more days in the past month.

Alcohol and Drinking History in the United States of America: A Chronology. This chronology or timeline presents events in the history of alcohol and drinking in what is now the U.S.

When events are listed as having occurred within a period of time, such as during the colonial period, they are listed before more specific periods such as the sixteenth century, which are listed before specific dates, such as.

Studies consistently demonstrate that more men than women struggle with alcoholism and alcohol abuse. While million women are affected by an alcohol use disorder in the United States, nearly twice as many men—about million—are affected.

1 With a little less than 6 million women struggling with alcoholism, this gender discrepancy obviously shouldn’t be taken to suggest that women.

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alcoholism, disease characterized by impaired control over the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Alcoholism is a serious problem worldwide; in the United States the wide availability of alcoholic beverages makes alcohol the most accessible drug, and alcoholism is the most prevalent of the nation's addictions (see drug addiction and drug abuse).

AA was founded in in Akron, Ohio when one alcoholic, Bill Wilson, talked to another alcoholic, Bob Smith, about the nature of alcoholism and a possible solution. With the help of other early members, the book Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How More Than One Hundred Men Have Recovered From Alcoholism was written in My first two books, Altering American Consciousness: The History of Alcohol and Drug Use in the United States from (), and Alcoholism in America from Reconstruction to Prohibition () focused on the history of alcohol and drug use in the United States.

Estimates of the total overall costs of substance abuse in the United States, including productivity and health- and crime-related costs, exceed $ billion annually (emphasis added). This includes approximately $ billion for illicit drugs, $ billion for tobacco, and $ billion for alcohol.

The history of alcohol in America goes hand in hand with the history of alcoholism and alcohol the time fermented beverages were first produced (up to 10, years before the birth of Christ, according to prehistoric archaeologists), humans have been aware of alcohol’s properties as an intoxicant as well as a source of pleasure and a means of celebration.

The supply of alcohol, including its production, marketing, and retail sale, can play a significant role in alcohol consumption and problems (Holder, ). In the United States, marketing is a crucial part of the alcohol supply chain. Alcohol companies spent at least $4 billion to advertise and promote their products to Americans in Of this amount, $ billion was in the traditional Cited by: Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), is a broad term for any drinking of alcohol that results in mental or physical health problems.

The disorder was previously divided into two types: alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence. In a medical context, alcoholism is said to exist when two or more of the following conditions are present: a person drinks large amounts of alcohol over a Diagnostic method: Questionnaires, blood tests.

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Department of Health and Human Services [USDHHS] ). This manifests in what critics call “alcohol abstinence education,” where children are “protected” from alcohol until they are of legal drinking age (21 in the United States).

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Alcohol and tobacco 1 are among the top causes of preventable deaths in the United States (1). Moreover, these substances often are used together: Studies have found that people who smoke are much more likely to drink, and people who drink are much more likely to smoke (2).

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40 percent of all traffic fatalities are alcohol related. Between 48% and 64% of people who die in fires have blood alcohol. Get this from a library. Epidemiology of alcohol-related problems in the United States.

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