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Griffin v. Coughlin

88 N.Y.2d 674 (1996)673 N.E.2d 98649 N.Y.S.2d 903 In the Matter of David Griffin, Appellant, v. Thomas A. Coughlin, III, as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Correctional Services, et al., Respondents. Court of Appeals of the State of New York. Argued February 15, 1996.Decided June 11, 1996. Robert N. Isseks, Middletown, and Alex Smith for […]

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ALCOHOLISM: SOCIAL AS WELL AS PSYCHO-MEDICAL PROBLEM– THE MISSING “BIG PICTURE”

By Arthur G. Nikelly McKinley Health Center University of Illinois at Urbana JOURNAL OF ALCOHOL & DRUG EDUCATION Spring 1994, pp. 1-12 ABSTRACT Precapitalist societies did not experience severe problems with alcoholism as they exist today. The broad parameters associated with alcohol abuse have not been explicitly investigated by alcohol educators and researchers. Instead, they […]

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The Happy Neurons

by Mark P. I have been following the literature on chemical dependency for 17years and always like to get my $.02 in. Especially since this has been a topic of discussion here of late. The nature of chemical dependency is, to me, one of nature’s really fascinating stories. Why is there such a thing as […]

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Alcohol in the Third World

THE MOST SENSIBLE THING IS NOT TO DRINK By Shanthi Ranganathan Abstinence from alcohol is a value which is deeply rooted in Indian culture and religion, and as such is the only approach to drinking that could be called “sensible” in this country. Hinduism has the largest following in India, and in the Hindu scriptures […]

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