K. W. Bander

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Although physicians are typically "gatekeepers" for the diagnosis and treatment of alcoholism, a lack of specific alcoholism training and negative attitudes toward alcoholics can establish formidable barriers to recognition and treatment of the condition. In the study reported here, the authors examined differences in attitudes toward and knowledge and(More)
High attendance levels in an outpatient program by women alcoholics of lower socioeconomic status were not associated with increased abstinence or employment. Social relationships, previous employment and drinking history were, however, related to greater attendance, abstinence and employment.
A treatment program for sexually abusing families is described, which illustrates the complexities in the families, in the treatment required to assist them, and in the interrelations of agencies with whom they come into contact. The program used a multi-therapist, multi-modality treatment model in conjunction with expert consultants in medicine,(More)
The opening of a new medical research facility is, by definition, a tangible expression of progress, and a visible demonstration of continuing, firm dedication to medical science. In this particular instance, celebrating 75 years of pediatrics atYale, we are afforded a welcome opportunity to address a broad question raised often by those whose entire(More)
To evaluate the persistence of depression in alcoholic women, depressive symptomatology was assessed systematically via the Beck Depression Inventory at intake, 3, and 6 months of treatment. Fifty-five female alcoholics were diagnosed for concurrent psychiatric diagnosis. Results revealed differences in the course of depression for female alcoholics with(More)
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