Alcoholism

Alcoholism is a magazine focusing on Medicine

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 1, 2007

Furtcoming Congresses and Conferences
WPA Thematic Conference "Coercive Treatment in Psychiatiy: A Comprehensive Review"June 6-8, 2007, Dresden, GermanyInfo: Organizer: Eunomia Study GroupContact: Prof. Thomas Kallert; E-mail: Thomas. kallert@mailbox. tu-dresden. de;Website: www.WPA2007dresden.orgVI...
Homicide and Alcohol Intoxication in Russia, 1956-2005
Summary - The association between alcohol and various forms of aggression and lethal violence is well documented. There is growing evidence that binge drinking pattern increases the propensity for the alcohol-related violence. The purpose of this study...
Martin Luther (1483-1546): Pathography
Martin Luther was a theological reformer, music theoretician, luthenist, flutist, poet and choral composer1. His pathography proves significance of traumatized childhood in genesis of revolutionary activity and major organic pathology. Being rejected...
Psychodynamic Characteristics of Ego in Alcoholic Offenders and Non-Offenders
Summary - The research was based on some personality characteristics of alcoholics, such as specific ego qualities of alcoholic offenders in respect to the type of criminal offence, and non-offenders. The research was carried out in the prison and within...
Recreative-Cultural Treatment in Alcohology
Summary - In the report are stressed the possibilities of music-bibliopantomime, drama - and phys-therapy in the frame of alcohology.Key words: Recreative treatment; AlcoholismCultural treatment existed in psychiatry almost from the beginning. We can...
The Relationship between Having Smoking or Drinking Parents and the Occurrence of Smoking or Drinking in Their Adolescent Children
Summary - A survey was conducted during the year 2004, on 702 high school students (response rate 78.5%). The aim of this study was to find a relationship between having smoking or drinking parents and the occurrence of hazardous/harmful smoking or drinking...
Total and Ionized Magnesium Levels in Serums with Ethanol Content and in Chronic Alcoholics
Summary - Hypomagnesemia was associated with alcoholism in the late 1960s. In serum, magnesium exists in three fractions: protein bound, complex-bound and in a free ionized form. Only the free ionized fraction is biologically active. We compared the...