ERIC Number: EJ489975
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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The Epidemiology of Alcohol Abuse among American Indians: The Mythical and Real Properties.
May, Philip A.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v18 n2 p121-143 1994
Summarizes evidence supporting and refuting myths and common beliefs about alcohol abuse among American Indians. Discusses the prevalence of drinking and alcoholism among Indians, alcohol metabolism, drinking styles, alcohol-related deaths, uncritical use of statistics, alcohol-related child abuse and neglect, sex differences, fetal alcohol syndrome, and the applicability of prevention programs across tribes. (SV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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