Behavioral Assessment and Treatment of Alcoholism

  • Peter E. Nathan
  • Dan W. Briddell


This comprehensive review of behavioral efforts to assess and treat alcoholism begins by considering very briefly the present status of behavioral theories of the etiology of alcoholism. What follows then is a detailed review of recent efforts to assess levels and kinds of alcohol consumption with behavioral techniques. Finally, the remainder and bulk of the chapter highlights the manifold behavioral methods and programs that have been developed in the effort to modify alcoholic drinking.


Drinking Behavior Discrimination Training Behavioral Assessment Excessive Drinking Blood Alcohol Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter E. Nathan
    • 1
  • Dan W. Briddell
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Rutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA
  2. 2.Munson Medical CenterTraverse CityUSA

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