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Author Pols, R. G.

Title Is there a safe level of daily consumption of alcohol for men and women? : recommendations regarding responsible drinking behaviour / [prepared at the request of the NHMRC for the Health Care Committee by R.G. Pols, D.V. Hawks]
Edition Second edition
Published Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, 1992


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.292 Pol/Ita 1992  WITH CAT
 W'BOOL  362.292 Pol/Ita 1992  AVAILABLE
Description x, 98 pages ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Synopsis and recommendations -- Introduction -- Why propose that alcohol consumption should be restricted? -- Pharmacology and Toxicology of alcohol -- Susceptibility to damage by alcohol ingestion -- Alcohol load over time -- Gender -- Genetic and constitutional factors -- Alcohol as an interacting pathogenic variable -- Neuroadaptation and its relationship to alcohol related illness -- The situation in which alcohol is consumed -- Consumption of Alcohol while operating machinery -- Consumption of alcohol in hazardous environments -- Summary -- Social and cultural factors and alcohol use -- Demography of alcohol consumption -- The unimodel distribution of alcohol consumption -- Cultural sanctions and attitudes and alcohol consumption : attitudes, drinking in association with sport -- shouting -- drinking as celebration -- drinking in association with work -- legislation and consumption -- drinking in ethnic minorities -- Some implications -- A model of alcohol use and alcohol related problems -- The concept of safe vs responsible drinking -- Definitions of levels of consumption -- Some methodological problems -- Responsible drinking: general guidelines: males, females, individual risk factors -- Guidelines for specific situations -- Alcohol consumption and pregnancy -- Responsible drinking and the operation of machinery -- Responsible drinking in hazardous situations -- Responsible drinking in social situations -- Responsible behaviour related to drinking problems -- Conclusions and recommendations: general and specific -- Appendix
Summary After a wild night, Shakes, an amiable, alcoholic bozo, wakes in Palukaville to find he's been framed for murder. The other suspects include a pack of rodeo clowns, a gang of mimes, and an ambitious party clown with eyes for Shakes' sweet-heart
Producer, Ann Luly ; producer, Paul Colichman ; written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait
Notes At head of title: National Health and Medical Research Council
First published: 1987
Includes tables
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 48-61
Credits Music, Tom Scott ; editor, J. Kathleen Gibson ; directors of photography, Elliot Davis and Bobby Bukowski
Producer, Ann Luly ; producer, Paul Colichman ; written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait
Cast Bobcat Goldthwait, Julie Brown, Paul Dooley, Tom Kenny, Bruce Baum, Blake Clark, Adam Sandler, Kathy Griffin, Florence Henderson
Notes Originally released as a motion picture I.R.S. Media, Inc., 1991
DVD ; region 1 ; dolby digital
English or Spanish audio with optional English or Spanish subtitles ; Closed captioned
Issuing Body At head of title: National Health and Medical Research Council
Subject Alcohol in the body.
Alcohol -- Health aspects.
Alcohol -- Physiological effect.
Alcoholic beverages -- Adverse effects
Australians -- Alcohol use.
Blood alcohol.
Drinking behavior.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages.
Alcohol Drinking.
Alcohol Drinking.
Alcoholic Beverages -- adverse effects.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Hawks, D. (David V.)
National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia)
National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia). Health Care Committee.
LC no. 14004868
ISBN 0644127732