Year: 1981 Source: Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas. 1981. p.185-202 SIEC No: 19870830

Psychological & psychiatric factors in the development & perpetuation of alcoholism are examined & specific treatment modalities are outlined. Relationships between alcoholism & affective illness, schizophrenia, & suicide are delineated. The relationship between alcoholism & suicide is discussed from 3 perspectives & implications of psychological & psychiatric factors for alcoholism treatment are examined. (42 refs.) (LH)