Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change
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Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change : The Navajo Experiences

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Based on interviews with more than a thousand Navajo Indian men and women, this book examines the associations between childhood experiences and behaviour and the development of alcohol dependence in adulthood. Because Navajo life has changed markedly over the past two generations, it also examines the role of urbanization and universal school in reshaping Navajo youth and considers the implications for changing patterns of alcohol use in adulthood. In addition the book explores a wide range of timely issues such as domestic violence, factors associated with resistance to alcohol abuse as well as remission and recovery, the treatment and prevention of alcohol dependence, and the implications of pursuing either population-based preventive interventions or interventions focused on high risk individuals or groups.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 147.3 x 231.1 x 27.9mm | 635.04g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1 halftone, 17 line illustrations
  • 0195136152
  • 9780195136159

Table of contents

1. Conduct Disorder, Drinking, and the Problem of Prevention ; 2. Historical Background: Tuba City and Shiprock ; 3. Patterns of Alcohol Use ; 4. Alcohol Dependence: Definitoin, Prevalence, and Risk Factors ; 5. Types of Alcololics ; 6. Conduct Disorder: Risk Factors and Changing Prevalence Stephen J. Kunitz, K. Ruben Gabriel, and Jerrold E. Levy ; 7. Antecedents of Violence in Adulthood ; 8. Treatment and Remission ; 9. Risk and Protective Factors Affecting Navajo Women's Drinking Patterns ; 10. Conclusionsshow more