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How is personality disorder linked to dangerousness? A putative role for early-onset alcohol abuse
This paper questions the assumption that personality disorder and dangerousness are causally linked, and suggests that insofar as a relationship between them exists, it is mediated by early-onset alcohol abuse. The latter, ...
Alcohol problems and intellectual disability
The present paper discusses some of the difficulties in working with people with an intellectual disability and an alcohol problem, and draws on the sparse literature about alcohol problems in people with intellectual ...
The alcohol treatment needs of violent and non-violent prisoners
In 2004, HM Prison Service launched an alcohol strategy that promotes treatment of alcohol-related problems in imprisoned offenders. In commissioning services for prisoners, the needs of any prison population must first ...
Withdrawal from alcohol using monitored alcohol consumption: A case report
AIMS: A single case study of alcohol withdrawal through monitored alcohol consumption in a hostel resident.
Developing a range of services for prisoners with alcohol-related problems: A response to Eisenman
Eisenman's 1990 criticisms of a published pilot study of the use of self-help manuals with prisoners who have alcohol-related problems are addressed. Self-help manuals may be of value where other interventions are not ...
Alcohol and secure hospital patients: I. An examination of the nature and prevalence of alcohol problems in secure hospital patients
The extent and severity of alcohol problems experienced by mentally disordered patients admitted to maximum security hospitals, whilst not included in the criteria for admission, is undoubtedly of relevance and importance ...
The relationship between childhood conduct disorder and adult antisocial behavior is partially mediated by early-onset alcohol abuse
Early-onset alcohol abuse (EOAA) was previously found to both mediate and moderate the effect of childhood conduct disorder (CD) on adult antisocial behavior (ASB) in an American community sample of young adults (Howard, ...
The profile of risky single occasion drinkers presenting at an emergency department
In 2010/2011, there were over 21 million attendances at English Emergency Departments (EDs), of which 35% are estimated to be alcohol-related. Screening in EDs could have considerable impact in identifying alcohol use ...
Tobacco smoking, associated risk behaviours, and experience with quitting: A qualitative study with homeless smokers addicted to drugs and alcohol
Background: The prevalence of tobacco smoking among homeless people can reach more than 90%, with related morbidity and mortality being high. However, research in this area is scarce. This study aims to explore smoking and ...
Effectiveness of a nurse-led alcohol liaison service in a secondary care medical unit
Alcohol misuse is a common reason for hospital admission. While there is considerable evidence from other areas that provision of specialised alcohol services can reduce alcohol intake, there is currently less evidence for ...