ERIC Number: EJ373105
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Issues in Personality Conceptualizations of Addictive Behaviors.
Sutker, Patricia B.; Allain, Albert N., Jr.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v56 n2 p172-82 Apr 1988
Describes issues and implications associated with personality conceptualizations of addictive behaviors. Directs attention toward characterizing the sociopolitical climate's effect on identification, evaluation, and management of substance abuse disorders. Explores alcohol and drug use in conceptual schemata encompassing multifactorial, reciprocal, and integrative explanations of etiology, history, and progression of addictive disorders. Emphasizes behaviors and treatment strategies consonant with theoretical models. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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