October 2003 Prepared for the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing by Fiona Shand, Jennifer Gates, Julia Fawcett, and Richard Mattick National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) Guidelines for the Treatment of Alcohol Problems
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Alcohol and Its Effects on Behavior William R. Miller, Ph.D. What is Alcohol? All alcohol beverages contain exactly the same kind of alcohol: ethyl alcohol, or ethanol.
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Alcohol and College Students Drinking Fact Sheet ● Seventy-two percent of college students report that they used alcohol at least once within the 30 days prior to completing the Core survey.
Alcohol, Aging, and the Stress Response Robert L. Spencer, Ph.D., and Kent E. Hutchison, Ph.D. The body responds to stress through a hormone system called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis.
Introduction to Alcohol: From Dependence to Benefits Introduction No substance, legal or illegal, has a more paradoxical history than alcohol. It is, undeniably, one of the most widely and safely used mood-altering substances in our society and cultural activities.
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