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© 1977

Alcohol Intoxication and Withdrawal—IIIb

Studies in Alcohol Dependence

  • Milton M. Gross
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 85B)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Relevance of Animal Models of Physical Dependence to the Alcohol Dependence Syndrome in Humans

  3. Comparative Mechanisms of Tolerance to and Dependence on Alcohol, Barbiturates, and Oplates

  4. Additional Studies in Non-Human Animals

About this book

Introduction

Dr. Milton M. Gross, the editor of these volumes, died on July 29, 1976, after a brief illness. As chairman of the section on Biomedical Research in Alcoholism of the I.C.A.A., he had plan­ ned and brought to fruition the international "Symposium on Alcohol Intoxication and Withdrawal" which had taken place in Lausanne the month before. He was particularly proud of the distinguished group of scientists he had helped to assemble and was eagerly looking for­ ward to the publication of these proceedings which he hoped would extend our understanding of the phenomenology of alcoholism. Milton Gross was a most unusual man in the extent and range of his activities and accomplishments. He was a certified psy­ chiatrist and psychoanalyst, a recognized clinical researcher, the author of more than fifty scientific papers, and the editor of three important volumes on alcohol intoxication and withdrawal. He was extremely active in the scientific world of alcoholism as planner and coordinator of three international conferences, as chairman of the section on Biomedical Research of the I.C.A.A., and as a member of a W.H.O. Task Force on Alcoholism. In addition, he was very active in a variety of scientific and service committees in national and local organizations.

Keywords

Syndrom alcohol alcoholism brain clinical research ethanol opioid pharmacology prevention research stress syndromes toxicity

Editors and affiliations

  • Milton M. Gross
    • 1
  1. 1.Downstate Medical CenterState University of New YorkBrooklynUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Alcohol Intoxication and Withdrawal—IIIb
  • Book Subtitle Studies in Alcohol Dependence
  • Authors Milton M. Gross
  • Series Title Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-9038-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1977
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-306-39086-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4615-9040-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4615-9038-5
  • Series ISSN 0065-2598
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVII, 646
  • Number of Illustrations 8 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary
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