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Alcoholic Support Systems in an Alaskan Community

  • Barbara Stuckel

Abstract

It is generally accepted that alcohol has a major impact on not only the drinker, but on the total family. The abuse and misuse of this drug affects interactions with all significant others--with all social relationships. However, despite this knowledge of the impact of alcohol misuse on all who come in contact with the alcoholic and/or problem drinker, there is not much information available to the public concerning the social support systems that tend to perpetuate this addiction.

Keywords

Drinking Binge Alcohol Misuse Negative Support Drinking Pattern Alaskan Native 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara Stuckel
    • 1
  1. 1.Salvation Army Comprehensive Alcoholism ServicesUSA

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