Alcoholism and Psychiatry Research

Alcoholism is a magazine focusing on Medicine

Articles from Vol. 45, No. 1, 2009

Alcohol Poisoning and Cardiovascular Mortality in Russia 1956-2005
INTRODUCTIONHigh mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Russia and its profound fluctuations over the past decades have attracted considerable interest.1-3 After a substantial decline in 1985-1988, coinciding with a major anti-alcohol campaign,...
Early Management of Children with Foetal Alcohol Syndrome in France
INTRODUCTIONDespite its status in France as a legal culturally well accepted drug, alcohol is clearly the most dangerous addictive product for the foetuses. Moderate-to-high alcohol intake during pregnancy can be responsible for a variety of more-or-less...
Editor's Letter
Dear readers,I would like to take this opportunity to address two issues in this volume: forty five years of publishing our journal as well as the appointment of the new editorship.Forty five years have passed since the first issue of Alcoholism was...
Edvard (Hagerup) Grieg (1843-1907) - Pathography
PATHOGRAPHYThe greatest Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg was born on 15 June 1843 in Bergen, Norway. His was a family of musicians. He was destined to become Norway's greatest composer. His great-grandfather had migrated from Scotland to Bergen and obtained...
Forthcoming Congresses and Conferences
2009XXIV Congreso de la Asociacion Espanola de NeuropsiquiatríaCadiz, SpainJune 3-6, 2009Organized by: Spanish Society of NeuropsychiatryContact: Dr. Fermin PerezWebsite: www.24congresoaen.com16th ISPA Congress Differentiation Integration and DevelopmentCopenhagen,...
JOSEPH HAYDN (1732-1809) Pathography on the Occasion of the 200th Anniversary of Haydn's Death
PATHOGRAPHYHaydn's biography has not been described in details as much as other famous artists' lives. His life was quite monotonous without any spectacular events as he was one of the last composers serving aristocrats or courts. He was born on 31 March...
Modern Approach to Opiate Dependence Treatment
Modern Approach to Opiate Dependence Treatment Author: Slavko Sakoman Self-published, Zagreb, CroatiaThis book is the result of the author's thirty-year-experience in working with opiate addicts at the Department of Psychiatry of the University Hospital...
Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Conditions: A New Classification for DSM-V
Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Conditions: a new classification for DSM-V Editors: Pietro Porcelli, Nicoletta Sonino Karger, 2007, Basel, Switzerland ISBN 978-3-8055-833-2A liaison psychiatrist's field of activity comprises, besides other psychiatric...
Stress. the Brain-Body Connection
Stress. The brain-body connection Editors: Dirk H. Hellhammer, Juliane Hellhammer Karger, 2008, Basel, Switzerland ISBN 978-3-8055-8295-7Today prevention, diagnostics and therapy of stress-related disorders represent one of the greatest challenges in...
Students' Attitudes regarding Substance Abuse and Preventive Actions of the Police
INTRODUCTIONThe American Psychiatrie Association and the World Health Organization define drugs as every substance that if taken into organism can modify one or more functions.1,2 Sakoman defines drugs as different chemical substances of natural or artificial...
Substance Abuse in Patients Hospitalized with First-Episode Psychosis
INTRODUCTIONData on the prevalence of substance abuse in the psychiatric population vary considerably in the literature; they depend on the definition of the problem, therapeutic environment, demographic factors and diagnosis.1 Numerous studies have...
The 8th Alpe-Adria Conference on Alcoholism
The 8 Alpe- Adria conference on alcoholism was held in Senigallia, Italy, on April 20th and 21st 2009. As we know, in alcoholism Alpe- -Adria represents a consensus conference for Croatia, Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Bosnia-Her- zegovina and Hungary. Its...
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