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Optical Spectra of Transparent Rare Earth Compounds
S Hufner 1978 New York: Academic xi + 237 pp price £15.60 Many excellent monographs on the spectra of dilute rare earth ions in solids have been produced during the past 20 years, a point which hasExpand
Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness
The author of Lie Down in Darkness and Sophie's Choice missed alcohol terribly, and wrote that he used alcohol as the magical conduit to fantasy and euphoria, and to the enhancement of the imagination. Expand
The Mind's Past
Sex and Gender: On the Development of Masculinity and Femininity
Early parental influences are held to be the decisive factor in molding gender identity, and the author, true to his professional background, explains these influences largely in freudian terms, with a focus on gender identity. Expand
Alcohol problems in adoptees raised apart from alcoholic biological parents.
It is suggested that genetic factors may play a role in the development of alcohol problems in men separated from their biological parents early in life where one parent had a hospital diagnosis of alcoholism. Expand
Clinical significance of hallucinations in psychiatric disorders. A study of 116 hallucinatory patients.
The hallucinations accompanying acute schizophrenia more closely resembled those seen in affective disorder than in chronic schizophrenia, but no type of hallucination was diagnostic in the sense of occurring significantly more often in one illness than in another. Expand
The electroencephalogram after alcohol administration in high-risk men and the development of alcohol use disorders 10 years later.
Lower EEG response to a small dose of alcohol may be associated with the later development of alcohol dependence, and this result is consistent with much of the recent literature. Expand
Spectra and Energy Levels of Rare Earth Ions in Crystals
G.H. Dieke New York: Inter science. 1969 Pp. xi + 401. Price £6 11s. The sudden death of Gerhard Dieke at the Aberdeen Summer School on phonons in 1965 robbed the scientific world of a dedicatedExpand
American Drinking Practices: A National Study of Drinking Behavior and Attitudes
A survey of American drinking practices involving personal interviews with 2,746 adults conducted by more than 100 trained interviewers was impeccable, utilizing a probability sample drawn randomly from 100 sampling areas, as the most ambitious study of its kind. Expand