Public Health Mini-Guides: Alcohol Misuse

Public Health and Health Promotion Series

Series Editor:

  • Angela Scriven, BA(Hons), MEd, CertEd, FRSPH, MIUHPE, Reader in Health Promotion, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, London, UK

By

  • Ken Barrie, BA (Hons) CQSW PG Dip Alcohol Studies, Senior Lecturer in Alcohol and Drug Studies, School of Social Sciences, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Scotland
  • Angela Scriven, BA(Hons), MEd, CertEd, FRSPH, MIUHPE, Reader in Health Promotion, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, London, UK

Public Health Mini-Guides: Alcohol Misuse provides up-to-date, evidence-based information in a convenient pocket-sized format. Alcohol Misuse is a major public health concern in the UK, and its impact is significant on a global scale. This Mini-Guide presents resources, research and examples relating to this challenge, exploring the causes of alcohol misuse along with the approaches to reduce alcohol problems at both individual and population levels.
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Book information

  • Published: July 2014
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4638-4


Table of Contents

1. Alcohol consumption

2. The health and legal consequences of problem drinking

3. Dependent drinkers and recovery

4. Family and workplace

5. Public health interventions

6. Alcohol brief interventions (ABIs)