Implications of acquired changes in tolerance for the treatment of alcohol problems

Stephen A. Maisto, Rolando R. Henry, Mark B. Sobell, Linda C. Sobell

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Abstract

This paper is a summary of research on tolerance to ethyl alcohol that is relevant to providing services for the prevention and treatment of alcohol problems. The emphasis of the paper is on the implications of tolerance research for planning intervention strategies. In addition, the effect of tolerance on conducting evaluations of a person's drinking behavior during and following treatment is examined. The paper concludes with discussion of possible lines of research on tolerance to alcohol that would be useful to clinicians.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-55
Number of pages5
JournalAddictive Behaviors
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1978
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Toxicology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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