Alcohol Abuse in Later Life: Issues and Interventions for Counselors

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jane E. Myers, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The authors discuss risk factors for late life alcohol abuse and characteristics that differentiate early- and late-onset abusers. Problems in identification, diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of older abusers are reviewed. A case example illustrates the dynamics of effective treatment with this population.

Additional Information

Publication
Adultspan, 2(1), 2-14.
Language: English
Date: 2000
Keywords
Alcohol abuse, Older people, Prevalence, Prevention