"The lizard in the green bottle": "aging out" of problem drinking among Navajo men.

@article{Quintero2000TheLI,
  title={"The lizard in the green bottle": "aging out" of problem drinking among Navajo men.},
  author={George Quintero},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={51 7},
  pages={1031-45}
}
The Navajo exhibit a number of indicators suggesting the extent of significant problems associated with drinking and alcohol abuse. Measures of alcohol-related mortality and morbidity provide stark testimony regarding the shape and magnitude of problem drinking among the Navajo. While these measures highlight patterns of drinking that often result in social, physical, and psychological pathology, there are other, less noted patterns of Navajo drinking. This paper describes a salient, if often… CONTINUE READING