Alcoholism and Psychiatry Research

Alcoholism is a magazine focusing on Medicine

Articles from Vol. 45, No. 2, 2009

Composers - Substance Abusers
INTRODUCTIONThe aim of this article is to emphasize and summarize pathographies of eminent composers, 77 of them, who were substance abusers. In this section we can divide them into three groups as follows: substance abusers who suffered from primary...
Differences in Socio-Demographic Factors Related to Compulsive Gambling and Alcohol Addiction
INTRODUCTIONSocio-demographic characteristics among alcohol abusers have been the subject of many scientific studies. Professional degree, work status, marital status, number of children, age, the addiction period, life and social standard are in direct...
Forthcoming Congresses and Conferences
2010WPA Regional MeetingDhaka, BangladeshJanuary 21-23, 2010Organized by: Bangladesh Association of PsychiatryContact: Prof. Akm NazimuddowiaWPA International CongressBarcelona, SpainApril 14-16, 2010Organized by: Spanish Society of PsychiatryContact:...
Harm Reduction Approach and Therapeutic Option of Moderate Drinking for Individuals with Drinking Problems
INTRODUCTIONA smaller number of people, actually only dysfunctional alcoholics, are the privileged minority most therapeutic help programs are intended for. It is unjust that problem drinkers and individuals with mild alcohol dependence, i.e. individuals...
Intensity of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Relation to Alcohol Use in War Veterans - Experiences from Bosnia-Herzegovina
INTRODUCTIONPosttraumatic stress disorder and disorders related to alcohol use and other psychoactive substances often appear in comorbidity. Exposure to combat is linked with a higher risk of psychiatric disorders and alcohol related disorders in veterans.1·2...
Metabolic Effects of Psychotropic Drugs
Alcoholism 2009;45(2):Book Reviews Book Reviews Metabolic Effects of Psychotropic Drugs Editors: Jogin Thakore, Brian E. Leonard Karger, 2009, Basel Switzerland ISBN 978-3-8055-9001-3Schizophrenia, depressive disorder or bipolar disorders are chronic...
Society without Drugs?
Society without drugs? Author: Slavko Sakoman Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar, Zagreb, 2008 ISBN 953-6666-19-7Prof. Slavko Sakoman as an internationally recognized scientist, expert in the field of addiction treatment and prevention, and founder...
Spontini, Hoffmann, Donizetti, Macdowell, Delius and Other Composers Neurosyphilitics
INTRODUCTIONThe aim of this article is to emphasize all eminent musicians who died of the consequences of neurosyphilis. All of them sexually contracted syphilis (Treponema pallidum) in their young age (except Smetana). Syphilis symptoms are clearly...
The Influence of Alcohol-Induced Cerebellar Atrophy on Respiratory Rhythms at Rest
INTRODUCTIONBreathing is a function essential to life and is under control of numerous anatomic structures of the central nervous system.1Since 1991, when Pre-Bòtzinger complex was first mentioned as an area in the brain stem whose role is to generate...
The ISAJE Annual Meeting
The International Society of Addiction Journal Editors Annual Meeting was held in Trieste, Italy 24-27 September 2009. One ofthe main topics for discussion at the meeting was open access journal publishing, i.e. whether scholarly journals could be available...
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