TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS OF ALCOHOLICS

TWO MAIN SETS OF FACTORS, ONE PHYSIOLOGICAL AND ONE PSYCHOLOGICAL COULD BE INVOLVED IN THE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS OF ALCOHOLICS. ALTHOUGH ALCOHOLICS SHOW LESS SENSORIMOTOR IMPAIRMENT ON LOW LEVELS OF BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL OWING TO EXPERIENCE, THEIR RISK OF FATAL INJURY IS STILL HIGHER THAN THE GENERAL POPULATION. MAJOR PROBLEMS EXIST, HOWEVER, IN SEPARATING THE CONTRIBUTION OF IMPAIRMENT OR PERSONALITY IN A STUDY OF THE ACCIDENTS OF ALCOHOLICS. WITHIN AN INTERACTIVE THEORY IT SHOULD BE POSSIBLE TO ASSIGN GREATER OR LESSER IMPORTANCE TO ONE OF THESE FACTORS AND SUCH STUDY IS SUGGESTED. /CGRA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 16, No 4, PP 20-27, 22 REF
  • Corporate Authors:

    Addiction Research Foundation

    33 Russel Street
    Toronto, ONo,   Canada 
  • Authors:
    • Smart, R G
    • SCHMIDT, W
  • Publication Date: 1969-10

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  • Source Agency: CANADIAN GOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION
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  • Created Date: Nov 3 2003 12:00AM