Heavy Drinking: The Myth of Alcoholism as a Disease

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Product Details

Price
$29.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
June 21, 1989
Pages
195
Dimensions
5.55 X 8.17 X 0.48 inches | 0.46 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520067547

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About the Author

Herbert Fingarette, a distinguished professor at the University of California, has been a consultant on alcoholism and addiction to the World Health Organization, and a Fellow of the Stanford Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences. His work has had a significant influence on the U.S. Supreme Court, state supreme courts, and current national policy makers on substance abuse.

Reviews

"This enlightening and challenging book is a call to compassion for heavy drinkers. . . . Given the brevity of this clearly reasoned and well-researched book, and the ease with which both professionals and laypeople are able to grasp the issues presented, "Heavy Drinking will no doubt become a seminal volume in the field of alcohol treatment."--James Alsdurf, "Christianity Today