ERIC Number: ED313827
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Alcohol and the Physically Impaired: Special Focus.
Boros, Alexander, Ed.
Alcohol Health & Research World, v13 n2 1989
The articles in this special issue explore the connections between the dual disabilities of alcohol abuse and physical impairment, and reflect progress made in exploring the causes and treatments of alcohol abuse among the physically impaired. Selected articles include: "Results of a Model Intervention Program for Physically Impaired Persons" (Sharon Schaschl and Dennis Straw); "Alcohol Abuse and Traumatic Brain Injury" (Gregory Jones); "Alcohol Abuse and Persons Who Are Blind: Treatment Considerations" (Michael Nelipovich and Elmer Buss); "Treatment of Alcohol Abuse in Persons with Recent Spinal Cord Injuries" (Allen Heinemann et al.); "Intervention with Visually Impaired Children of Alcoholics" (Christine Saulnier); "Double Trouble: Alcohol and Other Drug Use among Orthopedically Impaired College Students" (Dennis Moore and Harvey Siegal); "Arthritic Disease and Alcohol Abuse" (David Nashel); "Epilepsy, Seizures, and Alcohol" (Michael Stoil); "Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse by the Physically Impaired: A Challenge for Rehabilitation Educators" (Bobby Greer); "Epidemiologic Bulletin No. 21: Alcohol-Related Morbidity among the Disabled: The Medicare Experience 1985" (Mary Dufour et al.); "Highlights from the 1987 National Drug and Alcoholism Treatment Unit Survey (NDATUS)" (Joan Harris and James Colliver); and "A New Agenda for Alcohol Research: The Institute of Medicine Reports on Causes and Consequences--A Summary." (JDD)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, Blindness, College Students, Disease Incidence, Epilepsy, Etiology, Higher Education, Injuries, Intervention, Physical Disabilities, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Research Projects, Visual Impairments
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (DHHS), Rockville, MD.