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Alcohol-related problems that are experienced by sons and daughters of heavy-drinking parents (either father or mother) are examined using data from a 1978 household sample of employed adults in metropolitan Detroit. Adult children with heavy-drinking parents were found to have a higher percentage of dependent problem drinking than those without(More)
Dependent problem drinking, marital disruption and depressive symptoms of sons and daughters of alcohol abusers are examined in a representative sample of 1,772 adults in the United States. Controlling for the sociodemographic characteristics of the adult sons and daughters in logistic regression analyses and for the alcohol-related problems (e.g., alcohol(More)
A representative sample of 1,367 employed men and women in Detroit responded to questions about drinking practices and symptoms of depression. After controlling for age, education, family income, marital status, medication use, fathers' drinking, and other variables, increased quantity of alcohol consumed per drinking occasion was associated with increased(More)
Attempting to account for greater alcohol consumption among women, social scientists have argued that traditional gender roles and gender-role attitudes concerning the division of labor in the family have provided women with a moral or cultural protection against heavier drinking but that the "breakdown" of this protection has allowed for greater alcohol(More)
Drawing upon data from the National Longitudinal Survey of young adults, this paper examines the effects of family history of alcoholism and current alcohol use by the young adults. A multivariate analysis of the data from the study indicates that there are both main and interaction effects of family history and current alcohol use on dependence symptoms(More)
This paper provides estimates of alcohol consumption and alcohol dependence among employed men and women in the United States. Data from the 1988 National Health Interview Survey indicate that the percentages of drinkers in white-collar occupations are higher than the percentages of drinkers in blue-collar occupations among both men and women; however, the(More)
Bleeding is a problem encountered by many surgeons, often complicated by the presence of coagulopathy or anticoagulant. The hemostatic effectiveness of CoStasis Surgical Hemostat (with bovine collagen, bovine thrombin, and autologous plasma) was evaluated and compared to a collagen sponge and to two investigational fibrin-sealant preparations under(More)
A representative sample of 1,367 employed men and women in Detroit responded to questions about their drinking practices and then completed a cognitive test which measures abstraction abilities. Abstraction, tested while respondents were sober, decreased significantly as reported quantity of alcohol usually consumed per drinking occasion increased. (Am J(More)
Level of expected functional recovery from colostomy, laryngectomy and mastectomy was established by the Delphi technique. One hundred fifteen cancer rehabilitation experts responded to 2 rounds of questionnaires and provided their judgments regarding degrees and timing of recovery in 14 functional, physical and psychological areas. Feedback of first round(More)