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Alcohol and the public health

Alcohol and the public health

a study by a working party of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians on the prevention of harm related to the use of alcohol and other drugs.

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Published by Macmillan in association with faculty of Public Health Medicine Royal Colleges of Physicians in Basingstoke [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism.,
  • Drug abuse.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    ContributionsRoyal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. Faculty of Public Health Medicine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC565
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 218 p. :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19658363M
    ISBN 100333547780, 0333547780, 0333547799
    LC Control Number90038461

    Indicator Code Book. Global Information System on Alcohol and Health Page 5 / Printed 10/14/ AM Abstainers (15+ years), lifetime Age Unit of Measure Unit Multiplier M&E Framework Method of estimation of global and regional aggregates Average of countries with representative data weighted by the respective populations. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Alcohol has always been an issue in public health but it is currently assuming increasing importance as a cause of disease and premature death worldwide. Alcohol: Science, Policy, and Public Health provides an interdisciplinary source of information that links together the usually separate fields of science, policy, and public health. Alcohol has always been an issue in public health but it is currently assuming increasing importance as a cause of disease and premature death worldwide. Alcohol: Science, Policy, and Public Health provides an interdisciplinary source of information that links together, the usually separate fields of, science, policy, and public health. This comprehensive volume highlights the importance of.

      The research, published Wednesday in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, is from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of .   “Preventing Alcohol-Related Problems: Evidence and Community-based Initiatives” explains the research behind many alcohol-related policies. Epidemiology PhD student Spruha Joshi co-authored a chapter in the new book, “ Preventing Alcohol-Related Problems: Evidence and Community-based Initiatives,” published by the American Public Health Association’s APHA Press.


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