Year: 1983 Source: New York: Plenum Press. 1983. p.67-112 SIEC No: 19870777

Findings from various research studies are presented in a discussion of the association between excessive use of alcohol & psychiatric disorders. No general conclusions can be drawn from early literature, which is descriptive. Recent rigorous scientific scrutiny reveals the emergence of certain relationships. Implications of these findings for the treatment of alcoholism & psychiatric disorders are discussed. 145 Refs. (LH)