Behavioral Treatment of Aged Alcoholics and Drug Addicts

  • Arthur MacNeill HortonJr.
  • Charles J. Fogelman
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)


From earliest recorded time, individuals have used substances to change their moods, perceptions, and behaviors. Primitive people used naturally available substances from plants, such as peyote from the cactus, marijuana leaves, or opium from the poppy plant. More developed cultures processed raw materials to produce alcohol, heroin, and cocaine. Modern times have brought technological advances in chemistry that have included methadone, LSD, and PCP, among others.


Alcohol Abuse Behavioral Treatment Drinking Behavior Behavioral Assessment Drug Addict 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur MacNeill HortonJr.
    • 1
  • Charles J. Fogelman
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Maryland Medical SchoolBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.The Baltimore PsychologistsBaltimoreUSA

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