Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 July 2008

176 Pages


ISBN: 9780199231393

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Fourth Edition

Ann M. Manzardo, Donald W. Goodwin, Jan L. Campbell, Elizabeth C. Penick, and William F. Gabrielli, Jr.

The Facts Series

  • An engaging but authoritative analysis of the devastating effects of the disease
  • This new edition provides up-to-date information on the effects of alcohol consumption on the body and their differences between men and women
  • Includes Key Points boxes at the start of each chapter to quickly summarise important concepts covered in the text
  • Case Histories and Patient Perspectives provide practical examples throughout
  • Includes detailed discussion of different pharmacological treatments now available for treating alcoholism Myths and Fact boxes highlight common misunderstandings and interesting facts about the condition
  • Includes a useful Resources section with suggested further readings and contact information for patient self-help/support groups, along with a glossary of technical terms

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