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Author Cox, W. Miles.

Title Why people drink : parameters of alcohol as a reinforcer / edited by W. Miles Cox ; foreword by G. Allan Marlatt
Published New York : Gardner Press, [1990]


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 MELB  362.292 Cox/Wpd  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Animal models for understanding alcohol as a reinforcer / Gail Winger -- Genetic determinants of reinforcement from alcohol / Donald W. Goodwin -- Biochemical bases for the reinforcing effects of ethanol / Walter A. Hunt -- Brain mechanisms that underlie the reinforcing effects of ethanol / Walter A. Hunt -- Alcohol consumption, tension reduction, and mood enhancement / Jeffrey A. West and Patricia B. Sutker -- The tension-reduction hypothesis : a reanalysis of some early crucial data / James W. Langenbucher and Peter E. Nathan -- Learning and motivational factors in alcohol consumption / John Brick -- Expectancy effects in reinforcement from alcohol / Alan R. Lang and Elizabeth M. Michalec -- Social reinforcement and alcohol consumption / Helene Raskin White, Marsha E. Bates, and Valerie Johnson -- Anthropological and sociocultural perspectives on alcohol as a reinforcer / Dwight B. Heath -- Incentive motivation, affective change, and alcohol use : a model / W. Miles Cox and Eric Klinger
Notes Foreword by: G.Allan Marlatt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Alcohol -- Physiological aspects.
Alcohol -- Physiological effect.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Psychological aspects.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages.
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Alcohol Drinking -- psychology.
Ethanol -- metabolism.
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Author Cox, W. Miles.
LC no. 87019775
ISBN 0898761328