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Alcoholism and chemical dependence

Frederick A Montgomery

Alcoholism and chemical dependence

A current medical view

by Frederick A Montgomery

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Published by Sundown M Foundation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Genetic aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8519083M
    ISBN 100962367818
    ISBN 109780962367816
    OCLC/WorldCa41093691

    David F. Musto, M.D. Attempts to understand the nature of illicit drug abuse and addiction can be traced back for centuries, however, the search has always been limited by the scientific theories and social attitudes available or dominant at any one time. Dr. Benjamin Rush, a founder of the first medical school in the United States and a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was .   Before beginning an alcoholism and chemical dependency treatment program, the individual must first recognize and acknowledge the addiction. In some cases, a doctor may recognize the problem and bring it to the person’s attention, or concerned family and friends might have to stage an intervention.

    Explore our list of Addiction - Drug & Chemical Dependence NOOK Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.   Alcohol dependence is characterized by tolerance — the need to drink larger amounts of alcohol to achieve the same effects originally produced by lower doses — and the development of uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms when a person suddenly stops drinking.. Most individuals who are alcohol dependent are physically, psychologically and emotionally reliant on alcohol.

    The words addiction, drug addiction, alcoholism, and chemical dependency are common terms for abuse of alcohol or drugs. Addiction (or drug abuse) is often confused with dependence. Many drugs can affect the brain. Some of these cause changes in behavior and can result in dependence or abuse. Alcoholism and chemical dependency in the workplace. [Curtis Wright;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library.


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