College of Psychology: Faculty Articles

Title

Re-Education for the Alcoholic

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1971

Keywords

Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Antisocial Behavior, Educational Programs, Projects, Retraining, Therapy

Publication Title

Journal of Alcohol Education

Volume

17

Issue/No.

1

Abstract

Educating the alcoholic, as practiced at Patton State Hospital, California, is a therapy program attempting to train and educate the alcoholic in skills that would enable him to remain abstinent or to achieve successful controlled drinking. The inability to alleviate social and psychological stress is seen as the greatest learning deficit.

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