Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism

Second Edition

Edited by Kenneth E. Leonard and Howard Thomas Blane

May 21, 1999
ISBN 9781572304109
Price: $69.00
467 Pages
Size: 6⅛" x 9¼"

Updating and expanding the classic Psychological Theories of Drinking and Alcoholism, this fully revised second edition incorporates state-of-the-art presentations from leaders in the alcoholism field. Contributors review established and emerging approaches that guide research into the psychological processes influencing drinking and alcoholism. The volume's multidisciplinary approach also takes into account biological, pharmacological, and social factors, offering important insights into the development and escalation of drinking problems and the various approaches to treatment. Including significantly expanded coverage of developmental, social learning, and cognitive theories, the book features new chapters on genetics, neurobiology, and emotions.