Year: 1984 Source: Alcohol & Alcoholism, v.19, no.4, (1984), p.339-353 SIEC No: 19870572

Psychiatry tends to provide the initial impetus for measures to counteract excessive drinking. Cerebral impairment, genetics, depression, anxiety, drug treatment & pathological intoxication are topics included in the discussion. Numerous research studies are cited & newer developments regarding treatment are reviewed. 109 Refs. (LH)