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Alcoholism: New Directions in Behavioral Research and by John L. Horn (auth.), Peter E. Nathan, G. Alan Marlatt, Tor

By John L. Horn (auth.), Peter E. Nathan, G. Alan Marlatt, Tor Løberg (eds.)

This publication comprises the fifteen invited papers introduced on the NATO foreign convention on Experimental and Behavioral Appro­ aches to Alcoholism, held August 28 via September 1, 1977, on the Solstrand Fjord inn, Os, Norway. The editors of the publication have been Co-Directors of that convention. to boot, sixty five different scientists from 12 nations within the unfastened international provided medical papers on ex­ perimental and behavioral themes of relevance to alcoholism on the assembly. A such a lot receptive viewers of virtually two hundred individuals additionally par­ ticipated actively within the discussions which each invited and contributed paper. the great thing about Norway, the hospitality of the vendors of the Sol strand Fjord inn, the air of secrecy of Grieg and Troldhaugen, the en­ thusiasm of the audio system and contributors - all mixed to make the convention such a lot memorable when you attended it. Many folks and associations deserve exact thank you for his or her half within the luck of the convention. between those people are Dr.

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Foster, F. M. Patterns of substance use assessed by the Substance Use Inventory. Fort Logan Research Report, 1977 . Wanberg, K. , & Horn, J. L. Alcoholism symptom patterns of men and women. Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 1970, 11, 40-61. Wanberg, K. , & Horn, J. L. Alcoholism syndromes related to sociological classifications. Journal of Addictions, 1973, 99-120. ~, Wanberg, K. , Horn, J. , &Fairchild, D. Hospital versus community treatment of alcoholism problems. International Journal of Mental Health, 1974, 2, 160-176.

These results indicate that although some of the same operationally-based concepts can be used to describe the use of drugs other than alcohol, as noted in mention of the common factorial structure for the SUI, applications of the concepts lead to quite different understandings of the ways individuals who use the substances describe the functions of a drug, problems with it, etc. 32 J. L. HORN The descriptions for alcohol, oddly enough, are most similar, on the average, to the descriptions for the barbiturates.

1968, 1972) have made cultural and subcultural differences a parr-of the major theme of their theory. But neither of these theories, or the theories of which they are illustrative, includes reference to anything approximating the full range of styles of drinking revealed by comparisons across cultures, subcultures and gender. , the results of the Fort Logan research). These points may be illustrated with results as those shown in Table 4. These data suggest the need to step down the abstraction ladder from the types and phases discussed in previous sections to relatively narrow patterns.

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