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Cultural factors in alcohol research and treatment of drinking problems

Cultural factors in alcohol research and treatment of drinking problems

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Published by Published in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution by Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Inc. in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism -- Treatment -- Social aspects.,
  • Alcoholism -- Research -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDwight B. Health, Jack O. Waddell, and Martin D. Topper, special editors.
    SeriesJournal of studies on alcohol. Supplement, ISSN 0363-468X ; no.9, Journal of studies on alcohol -- no. 9.
    ContributionsHeath, Dwight B., Waddell, Jack O., 1933-, Topper, Martin D. 1946-, Smithsonian Institution.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 262 p. ;
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14206049M
    ISBN 100911290087

      A theoretical paper examines a paradox in African-American drinking. African-Americans report initiation to drinking at an older age, lower rates of use and lower levels of use in nearly all age. In addition to knowledge and awareness of cultural forces, two other socio-cultural influences are key factors in recovery. These are families and social support. You can learn more about these and other socio-cultural causes of addiction in our topic center on Addiction.

    Social and Cultural Aspects of Drinking. Social and cultural roles of alcohol. Given overwhelming evidence for the primacy of sociocultural factors in determining both drinking patterns and their consequences, it is clear that ethnographic research findings on the social and cultural roles of alcohol may have important implications for policy-makers - particularly in areas such as Europe where. Perhaps currently unknown factors—cultural, psychological, or biological—protect these biologically vulnerable individuals by discouraging drinking to cope. Alcohol misuse in the absence of anxiety. Not all people struggling with alcohol problems meet diagnostic criteria for anxiety disorders.

    Sobriety skills are an essential component of anger management based alcohol treatment. Research suggests that clients in treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) benefit from regular use of a broad and varied range of coping skills. A structured problem-solving model is introduced for working through both general and drinking-related problems. Despite the fact that drinking alcohol is illegal under 18 or 21 in almost every country around the world, research shows many teenagers use alcohol. Alcohol intake and regularity of alcohol consumption among adolescents varies across the different countries.


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Pamphlet prepared for The Wine Institute, San Francisco: CA, July, II Enormous differences can be observed as to how different ethnic and cultural groups handle alcohol. V Throughout history, wine and other alcoholic beverages have been a source of pleasure and aesthetic appreciation in many cultures.

VI Young people in many cultures are. Social and Cultural Aspects of Drinking Key findings. One of the problems facing those concerned with the development of policies and legislation on alcohol issues is the sheer volume of research and publications on this subject. Our adaptation was based on social and cultural processes identified in formative qualitative research conducted with male and female Latino heavy drinkers in the Northeast that documented changes in the social contexts of drinking after US arrival, changing drinking patterns, and stressors related to immigration (Lee, Lopez, Colby, Tejada Cited by: Westermeyer J.

Research on treatment of drinking problems: importance of cultural factors. J Stud Alcohol Suppl. ; Abbott PJ. Traditional and western healing practices for alcoholism in American Indians and Alaska Natives. Subst Use Misuse.

;Cited by: 8. Drug and alcohol dependence often go hand in hand. Research shows that people who are dependent on alcohol are much more likely than the general population to use drugs, and people with drug dependence are much more likely to drink alcohol (1).

For example, Staines and colleagues (2) found that, of alcoholics seeking treatment, 64 percent. Diagnosis has played a major part in the history of medicine and psychiatry. Diagnosis refers to the definition or classification of disorders, and diagnostic systems are proposed definitions for one or more disorders (Robins and Guze ; National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ).Methods of diagnosis involve the use of scientific procedures to establish the description and.

College drinking. Decreasing alcohol misuse is a primary health goal for the nation (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, ).Although the majority of undergraduate students are younger than the legal drinking age of 21, heavy drinking is often reported between the ages of (Chen & Kandel, ).Published research shows that college students report heavier drinking relative to Cited by:   Here is an essay i wrote as part of my course work, please feel free to leave any comments or thoughts you have about this subject.

The Essay. This essay will explore the concepts that influence and dictate how we as a society have been influenced by cultural factors which colour our view with regards to alcohol/substance use, and the problems which rightly or wrongly are associated with.

• the relationship of societal-level factors (e.g., gender equality, drinking culture norms) to drinking and alcohol-related problems. The study grew out of earlier projects in Europe and the U.S. and seeks to clarify further the factors associated with men's and women's drinking and alcohol-related problems.

GENACIS is truly an international File Size: 2MB. In some individuals chronic alcohol use causes physical damage to the body. Whether this occurs depends on all of the following factors EXCEPT: A. blood alcohol levels during drinking periods B.

type of alcohol consumed (e.g., beer, wine, liquor) C. genetic vulnerability. Even if alcoholism originates because of some biological process, recovery from alcoholism requires people to become motivated to make significant changes.

Addictions like alcoholism are fundamentally a behavior. Psychology is a science that studies human behavior. Most human behavior is a learned behavior. This is true of addictive behavior as. Drinking at a young age, exposure to trauma, suicidal behaviors, and co-occurring mental health disorders all can exacerbate alcohol-related issues and complicate treatment methods.

A specialized, comprehensive, and integrated treatment program that can attend to these specific needs, and be cognizant of cultural and racial sensitivities, is.

Special Treatment Concerns. Cultural barriers that impede treatment for an alcohol use disorder in the Hispanic community should be addressed on both a macro (overall) level and micro (individual) level. Based on information provided in the book Ethnic and Multicultural Drug Abuse: Perspectives on Current Research, these concerns should include.

In some individuals, chronic alcohol use causes physical damage to the body. Whether this occurs depends on all of the following factors EXCEPT a. blood alcohol levels during drinking periods. type of alcohol consumed (e.g., beer, wine, liquor). genetic vulnerability.

the frequency of alcohol use. Alcohol consumption, particularly heavier drinking, is an important risk factor for many health problems and, thus, is a major contributor to the global burden of : Jürgen Rehm.

When addressing drinking problems, it’s important to also seek treatment for any accompanying medical and mental health issues. Advice For Friends and Family Members. Caring for a person who has problems with alcohol can be very stressful. It is important that as you try to help your loved one, you find a way to take care of yourself as well.

In terms of research, cultural psychiatry is interested in how ethnic or cultural factors may influence human behavior and psychopathology, as well as the art of healing. On a theoreticallevel, cultural psychiatry aims to expand the knowledge of human behavior and mental problems transculturally, in order to facilitate the development of more.

Hispanic Groups Differ in Drinking Rates, Alcohol-Related Problems: Expert December 2, by Celia Vimont Not all Hispanic groups are equal when it comes to drinking and alcohol-related problems, according to an expert who has been studying the issue for many years.

Dwight B. Heath is the author of Drinking Occasions ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Contemporary Cultures and Societies of Latin 4/5. This chapter discusses behavior modification treatment for alcoholism in terms of the potential influence of cultural factors on the treatment process.

It is suggested that cultural factors may be an important determinant of treatment involvement and treatment by: 4. psychological, cultural and social factors definitely influence the alcoholic's drinking patterns and behavior, they have no effect [emphasis added] on whether or not he becomes alcoholic in the first place" (as quoted in Thombs's 2nd edition of our text,p.

). In other words, the importance of socio-cultural factors in addiction is aFile Size: 43KB.The Economics Of Alcohol Abuse And Alcohol-Control Policies in the public interest and noting the importance of further research on drinking and productivity.

alcohol problems are also Cited by:   Reading the book has enlightened me about the increase of alcohol use in young women, the marketing of alcohol in our country, Although the relationship between women and alcohol is not something I've thought much about specifically, I decided to see if I could borrow the book from the library--I'm glad I did/5.