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Author Dasgupta, Amitava, 1958-
Title The science of drinking : how alcohol affects your body and mind / Amitava Dasgupta.
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2011.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  QP801.A3 D37 2011    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  QP801.A3 D37 2011    AVAILABLE  
Author Dasgupta, Amitava, 1958-
Subject Alcohol -- Physiological effect.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Psychological aspects.
Alcohol Drinking -- physiopathology.
Alcohol Drinking -- psychology.
Alcoholic Beverages -- adverse effects.
Description x, 265 p. ; ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Alcohol use and abuse: Past and present -- How the human body handles alcohol: A guide to drinking sensibly and avoiding a DWI -- How alcohol affects the human mind -- Health benefits of moderate alcohol consumption -- Harmful effects of chronic alcohol consumption -- DWI and alcohol testing: Breath analyzer versus blood alcohol -- Biomarkers of alcohol abuse -- Pharmaceuticals, drugs of abuse, and alcohol: A potentially deadly mix -- Workplace alcohol and drug testing: When not to drink at all -- Why not to drink at all when you're pregnant -- Dangers of moonshine whiskey and related illegally produced liquors -- More dangerous than alcohol -- methanol and ethylene glycol.
Summary Discusses healthy versus unhealthy alcohol consumption, describes the health benefits of consuming alcohol in moderation, and explains how alcohol influences the brain and body.
ISBN 9781442204096 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442204095 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442204119 (electronic)
1442204117 (electronic)
OCLC # 664667163