Ecological Correlates of Alcoholism

  title={Ecological Correlates of Alcoholism},
  author={Austin L. Porterfield},
  journal={Social Problems},
  • Austin L. Porterfield
  • Published 1958
  • Psychology
  • Social Problems
  • In the pursuit ,of this objective, it is important at ithe outset to observe that the concept of concomitant indices is employed very deliberately. A concomitant of a condition or a phenomenon goes along with it, but does not necessarily "cause" ilt or grow out of it. It may not be a factor in, or dependent upon, an event it accompanies, but may codepend with that event on other variables ,in the situation to which both belong. Thus, various socioeconomic characteristics or traits of given… CONTINUE READING
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