Psychology of Alcohol and Other Drugs: A Research Perspective
- Publish Date: 2000-07-22
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: John R. Jung
Psychology of Alcohol and Other Drugs encourages the reader to become a critical consumer rather than a docile recipient of research information in this field, much of it interpreted in a highly dubious and frequently political manner.
The author offers a psychological perspective in his coverage of alcohol and drug-related issues, focusing in depth on key topics.
-Examines the contribution of research methodology to outcomes
-Offers alternative explanations to alcohol and drug-related issues
-Considers causal relationships in substance abuse
-Discusses alcohol and drug abuse in different groups defined by gender, age race, and marital status
-Includes Danish and Swedish studies of hereditary and environmental influences