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

This publication includes the fifteen invited papers brought on the NATO overseas convention on Experimental and Behavioral Appro­ aches to Alcoholism, held August 28 via September 1, 1977, on the Solstrand Fjord resort, Os, Norway. The editors of the booklet have been Co-Directors of that convention. in addition, sixty five different scientists from 12 nations within the loose global awarded clinical papers on ex­ perimental and behavioral themes of relevance to alcoholism on the assembly. A such a lot receptive viewers of just about 2 hundred individuals additionally par­ ticipated actively within the discussions which each invited and contributed paper. the wonderful 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 if you attended it. Many individuals and associations deserve detailed thank you for his or her half within the good fortune of the convention. between those people are Dr.

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From a clinical standpoint one often hears that alcohol dependency originally began for such varied purposes as combating insomnia, for alleviating anxiety and depression, for social facilitation and so forth. While the processes and eventual consequences of addiction may bear many similarities between individuals, the above examples serve to illustrate how a consideration of organismic states precludes unidimensional etiological mechanisms as explanations for all alcoholics. A second point is that, in addition to motivational needs and desired altered organismic states that alcohol can induce, another factor for alcohol use may be intrinsic physiological disturbance that is rectified by alcohol.

The domain of the Life Situation Questionnaire (LSQ) encompasses both current conditions and background conditions, while the domain of the Personality Assessment Survey (PAS) is represented by items of the kind that appear in many personality questionnaires, the MMPI and 16PF being typical. ) of a kind that are regarded as indicants of abnormality. This means that the scales stretch, as it were, into the abnormal reaches of personality as well as provide measurements within the normal range. , Cattell, 1973; Eysenck, 1977), they provide for a more extended range of measurement of the abnormal than is provided by Cattell IS 16PF or Eysenckls EPI.

The International Journal of Addictions, 1975, 10, 327368. -Wackwitz, J. , &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.

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