Alcohol

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Greenhaven Press,
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c2008.
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Provides essays that offer varying positions on issues related to alcohol, discussing such topics as the effects of alcohol use on human health and society, the causes of alcohol abuse, and strategies to reduce alcohol-related problems.
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9780737737332
9780737737349
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subject_facet Alcohol -- Physiological effect -- Juvenile literature, Alcoholism -- Juvenile literature, Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Juvenile literature
table_of_contents ch. 1. How does alcohol use affect health? -- 1. Moderate alcohol consumption reduces the risk of heart disease / Weinberg Group -- 2. Moderate alcohol consumption may not reduce the risk of heart disease / Rod Jackson, interviewed by Norman Swan -- 3. Drinking impairs youth development / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- 4. Moderate drinking does not impair youth development / David J. Hanson -- 5. Any alcohol use during pregnancy is harmful / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- 6. The risks of alcohol consumption during pregnancy have been exaggerated / Daniel Rogov -- ch. 2. Is alcohol use harmful to society? -- 1. The economy is harmed by alcohol / Susan Brink -- 2. The economy benefits from alcohol / Bill Reed -- 3. Alcohol consumption is linked to violence / World Health Organization -- 4. Most alcohol consumption does not cause violence / International Center for Alcohol Policies -- 5. Underage drinking is a serious problem / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- 6. The risks of underage drinking have been exaggerated / Maia Szalavitz -- ch. 3. What are the causes of alcohol abuse? -- 1. Alcoholism is a disease / National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism -- 2. Alcoholism is not a disease / Baldwin Research Institute -- 3. Youth drinking leads to alcoholism / Ting-Kai Li -- 4. In most cultures, youth drinking does not lead to alcoholism / Dwight Heath -- ch. 4. What measures should be taken to reduce alcohol-related problems? -- 1. Society should focus on reducing the negative impacts of alcohol / World Health Organization -- 2. Society should celebrate the positive aspects of alcohol / Stanton Peele -- 3. Drunk driving prevention should target problem drinkers / Jeanne Mejeur -- 4. It would be a mistake to target only problem drinkers / Robert B. Voas, Eduardo Romano, A. Scott Tippetts, C. Debra M. Furr-Holden -- 5. Parental supervision of teenage drinking can be beneficial / Radley Balko -- 6. Parental supervision of teenage drinking encourages dangerous behavior / Dave Hepburn -- 7. Age-twenty-one drinking laws protect youth / Wendy J. Hamilton -- 8. There is no evidence that age-twenty-one drinking laws protect youth / David Hanson, Matt Wolcoff.
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