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This research guide focuses on alcohol addiction as a medical problem,
the treatment of alcoholism, and the effects of alcoholism on
individuals, families, and society.
Find background information on your research topic.
- MEDLINEplus: Alcoholism
National Library of Medicine website offers a general overview of alcoholism as well as links to information about physiology, clinical trials, research, specific conditions, treatment, law and policies, and statistics.
- The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
The NIAAA website offers alcoholism-related statistics, images, and research publications. Look under FAQs for "FAQs for the General Public" and under "Publications" for PDFs of pamphlets, brochures, and reports.
- Credo Reference
A collection of 100 reference tools that may be searched collectively or individually. It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, statistical sources, biographical tools, thesauri, books of quotations, image collections, and more.
- Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center (OVRC) provides viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles related to controversial social issues.