Burden and socio-economic impact of alcohol
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Published by World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Alcoholism -- Social aspects -- India -- Bangalore,
  • Alcoholism -- Economic aspects -- India -- Bangalore,
  • Alcoholism -- Health aspects -- India -- Bangalore,
  • Alcoholics -- Family relationships -- India -- Bangalore

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAlcohol
SeriesAlcohol control series -- 1
ContributionsWorld Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia.
LC ClassificationsHV5595.B36 B87 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 72 p. ;
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16287458M
ISBN 109290222727
LC Control Number2006542798

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Socio-Economic factors on alcohol abuse among the youth in Kikuyu district, Kenya. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, 3(7), 96– Gururaj, G., Girish, N., & Benegal, V. (). Burden and socio-economic impact of alcohol; The Bangalore study (Alcohol control series no. 1). New Delhi: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. Hall, W Author: Kersemi Fekadu Teka. 35 H. Harwood, D. Fountain, and G. Livermore, The Economic Costs of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the United States, (Rockville, Md.: National Institute on Drug Abuse, ) ; Cited by: 2. Social Effects of Substance Use Disorders. SUDs impact the social functioning of individuals and create a burden for society as well. These disorders contribute to medical or psychiatric conditions, disability, and death as a result of accidents or diseases caused or worsened by substance use, or higher rates of suicidality, all of which affect by: Associations Between Socioeconomic Factors. and Alcohol Outcomes. Susan E. Collins, Ph.D. Susan E. Collins, Ph.D., is an The alcohol-related disease burden is precipitated in part by acute intoxication, which decreases on studies assessing two specific socio - economic variables—i.e., employment.