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

ISBN-10: 1461328748

ISBN-13: 9781461328742

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This publication includes the fifteen invited papers added on the NATO foreign 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 ebook have been Co-Directors of that convention. besides, sixty five different scientists from 12 nations within the unfastened international provided medical papers on ex­ perimental and behavioral themes of relevance to alcoholism on the assembly. A so much receptive viewers of just about 2 hundred folks additionally par­ ticipated actively within the discussions which each invited and contributed paper. the wonderful thing about Norway, the hospitality of the owners of the Sol strand Fjord resort, the air of mystery of Grieg and Troldhaugen, the en­ thusiasm of the audio system and members - all mixed to make the convention so much memorable if you happen to attended it. Many individuals and associations deserve specific thank you for his or her half within the good fortune of the convention. between those people are Dr.

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M. E. ). Rockville, Maryland: U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1973. Horn, J. , Wanberg, K. , &Adams, G. Diagnosis of alcoholism. Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 1974, 35, 147-175. Horn, J. , Wanberg, J. , &Appel, M. On the internal structure of the MMPI. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 1973, 8, 131171. Humphreys, L. , &Dachler, H. P. Jensen's theory of intelligence. Journal of Educational Psychology, 1969, 60, 419-426, 432-433. Jellinek, E. M. Phases of alcohol addiction.

Notice, for example, that the ordering of the ethnic groups with respect to the averages for the BOTM dimension is not a reflection of the same ordering on the primary scales of which BOTM is comprised. Of the five groups, the urban Indians are best described as reporting the behaviors that characterize bottom level apathetic deterioration; the Hispanos and Blacks report somewhat less of this behavior, and the whites and rural Indians report the least of all. But if this kind of comparison is made with respect to COMP, one of the primary factors of BOTM, the Blacks and Hispanos would be said to report the most behavior that is characteristic of compulsive drinking, the whites and urban Indians being next, the rural Indians reporting the least amount of such drinking.

Function facilitation pattern. On the IMSO and IMCG factors Blacks tend to be extreme, followed by Hispanos, whites, and urban and rural Indians in that order. The correlates of these AUI factors indicate shyness, lack of self-confidence, lack of decisiveness, anxiety, mistrust of others and reports of strange, unusual thoughts. It seems, then, that the person reporting the IMCG and IMSO beliefs is regarding alcohol as a means for overcoming inadequacies and expanding awareness. This is the face of one striving to improve his function through use of alcohol.

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