By John L. Horn (auth.), Peter E. Nathan, G. Alan Marlatt, Tor Løberg (eds.)
This e-book comprises the fifteen invited papers introduced on the NATO foreign convention on Experimental and Behavioral Appro aches to Alcoholism, held August 28 via September 1, 1977, on the Solstrand Fjord inn, Os, Norway. The editors of the publication have been Co-Directors of that convention. in addition, sixty five different scientists from 12 international locations within the loose international offered medical papers on ex perimental and behavioral themes of relevance to alcoholism on the assembly. A such a lot receptive viewers of virtually two hundred people additionally par ticipated actively within the discussions which each invited and contributed paper. the great thing about Norway, the hospitality of the owners of the Sol strand Fjord resort, the charisma of Grieg and Troldhaugen, the en thusiasm of the audio system and contributors - all mixed to make the convention so much memorable if you happen to attended it. Many individuals and associations deserve targeted thank you for his or her half within the luck of the convention. between those individuals are Dr.
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It is interesting in this respect that factor 4 has near-zero correlations with most of the remaining 20 primary factors of the LSQ. The only factors with which factor 4 has correlations significantly larger than zero are those numbered 3 and 17, both indicating acting-out delinquency (Horn and Wanberg, 1970). The other correlations suggest that the factor has little in common with the other measures. It is particularly noteworthy that the factor correlates near zero with factors indicating extremes of alcohol abuse.
Alienation pattern. QUNT and SOMA provide a core for this pattern. The means for these factors are low for whites and Blacks relative to the means for urban Indians and Hispanos, the rural Indians being intermediate. The principal correlates of QUNT and SOMA indicate unemployment, low economic and social status, not married, hypersensitivity and maleness. The ethnic group that is at one extreme in comparison of the means, the whites, can be viewed as well integrated into the dominant culture. In the mid-range rural Indians might be regarded as well integrated into Indian culture.
For example, a person may ingest amphetamines for a variety of reasons: to produce a euphoric effect of wellbeing, to stay awake or study for an examination, for increased endurance during a sporting event and so on. The point to be made is that the motivation for and effect sought can vary between individuals and serve diverse functions in a given person in different situations. This fact is of paramount importance in the study of alcoholism. First, it emphasizes multiple causality in the onset of the addictive process.
Alcoholism: New Directions in Behavioral Research and Treatment by John L. Horn (auth.), Peter E. Nathan, G. Alan Marlatt, Tor Løberg (eds.)