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NCJ Number: 92625 Find in a Library
Title: Alcoholism, Antisocial Personality and Drug Use in a Criminal Population
Journal: Alcohol and Alcoholism  Volume:18  Issue:1  Dated:(1983)  Pages:53-60
Author(s): C E Lewis; C R Cloninger; J Pais
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 8
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This study investigates the interaction of alcoholism, antisocial personality and drug use in a criminal population on probation and parole.
Abstract: Men with antisocial personality had higher rates of alcoholism and illicit drug use than men without. Both antisocial symptomatology and degree of illicit drug use added independently to the predictability of alcoholism. The investigative importance of the relationship between these three disorders is discussed. Tabular data, footnotes, and 22 references are given.
Index Term(s): Alcoholism; Deviance; Drug abuse
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