Alcoholism and Psychology — Some Recent Trends and Methods


With alcoholism increasing rapidly, effective measures are needed to control it. Psychologists approach it as a behavioural disorder rather than a disease. Current research stresses the role of individual differences in the aetiology and treatment of alcoholism.


Drinking Behaviour Aversive Stimulus Drinking Pattern Excessive Drinking Blood Alcohol Level 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Lowe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of HullUK

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