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Loss of control, heavy drinking and drinking problems in a longitudinal study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  979277     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The utility of conceptualizing alcoholism as a typically progressive disease process with regular, predictable stages is questioned. "Loss of control" was found to be only one variable among others in predicting drinking problems. It was not possible to confirm the importance that some disease conceptions of alcoholism assign to it.
W B Clark
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of studies on alcohol     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0096-882X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Stud. Alcohol     Publication Date:  1976 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-12-23     Completed Date:  1976-12-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503813     Medline TA:  J Stud Alcohol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1256-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic
Alcohol Drinking*
Alcoholism / complications,  etiology*
Interpersonal Relations
Longitudinal Studies
Social Control, Formal
Time Factors

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