Alcohol dependency represents an enduring problem for both the individual and wider society. Despite contemporary media coverage on increasingly dangerous levels of drinking in the United Kingdom, the fact remains that excessive alcohol consumption has been a distinguishing feature of Western society for generations. This book is arranged by a number of themed parts, largely representing the key areas in the process of facilitating access to effective clinical management. The book will also be of interest to the wider public who have an interest or concern in relation to alcohol dependency.
Part 1: Identification • Part 2: Medical interventions • Part 3: Psychological interventions
Part 4: Contemporary issues in the identification and treatment of alcohol dependency
Part 5: Clients with complex needs • Part 6: Reproductive and developmental concerns
Keywords: alcohol dependency