National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism


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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

 
an institute of the national institutes of health that conducts research focused on improving the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.
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The research was funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has an online guide to alcohol treatment.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has outlined guidelines for alcohol treatment.
Mattson, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Division of Treatment and Recovery Research, 5635 Fishers Lane (NIH Mail Stop 9304), Bethesda MD 20892-9304 USA, 301-443-0638, fax: 301-443-8774, e-mail: mmartson@mail.nih.gov; Belinda E.
The analysis is based on data from the 2001-2002 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions, a project of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
There are nearly 14 million adults, or 1 in 13, in the United States who abuse alcohol or who are alcohol dependent, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Physicians may be able to make a long-term difference since more than 35% of adults with an alcohol problem say they were binge drinkers before age 19.
This project, funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, was a part of a larger feasibility study designed to: (1) identify and implement brief screening instruments that could be used during clinical intake; (2) identify youth at risk for substance misuse problems; (3) administer an extensive assessment battery to learn more about urban Indian youth risk status; (4) invite youth to participate in one of two 8-session groups; (5) re-administer part of the assessment battery to assess project outcomes; and (6) obtain evaluative information on the process.
Rather than conduct reasoned, impartial scientific inquiry, agencies such as the DOJ, the Department of Transportation, and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism throw all their weight squarely on one side of the debate.
Four years before her retirement, she had received a call from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (www.niaaa.nih.gov), asking that she represent liberal arts colleges as part of a larger task force on college drinking.
Wary of a $27 billion budget spread among 27 branches, the panel recommended joining the National Institute on Drug Abuse with the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and combining the National Institute of General Medical Sciences with the National Human Genome Research Institute.
with support from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
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