The present findings suggest that disposition to drink in alcoholics decreases during periods of enforced abstinence, but can increase dramatically as a result of alcohol consumption. If these effects are general, then the argument for abstinence as an easier therapeutic goal than moderation in alcoholism treatment programs would appear to have some experimental support.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||16|
|Journal||Journal of Studies on Alcohol|
|Publication status||Published - 1977|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Medicine (miscellaneous)