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60There is no doubt about the efficacy of psychotherapy alone in helping alcoholics give updrinking.FALSE61Brief counseling by a family physician has demonstrated to be effective in promotingmore moderate drinking in patients.FALSE62All treatment requires voluntary compliance by the drinker.TRUE
63Wines are fermented from the sugars in fruit, berries, and other sources.TRUE64The distinctive ingredient in wine, beer, and distilled spirits is ethyl alcohol, also known asethanol.TRUE65Proof is simply twice the percentage of alcohol content by volume.TRUE66Aggregate data for study is usually derived from tax records.TRUE67The only practical means of obtaining information on individual consumption, and ondrinking patterns within a group is by direct observation.FALSE68Per the 2001 – 2002 NESARC, in the U.S. the top decile of the population consumes wellover half the alcohol in any one year.TRUE69Survey data indicates no differences in drinking patterns among population groups.Married people are more likely to binge drink than singles.FALSE7172Men drink more than women.TRUE73The population distribution of consumption among those who drink follows a particularshape with a high concentration of total consumption at the upper tail.TRUE74Government agencies are quick to intervene when a pregnant woman drinks too much andplaces her unborn baby at risk of being born with severe defects.FALSE75In the public health view, the community interest is not just the sum of self-regardingindividual interests.TRUE76The effects on bystanders are called externalities.TRUE77Self-control is not just a matter of willpower, but also experience and technique.TRUE78Harm reduction measures benefit the drinkers themselves.TRUE79Information provision is a coercive approach.FALSE80Economists assume that the market cannot provide an accurate indication of the publicstradeoff between safety and money.FALSE81For a life saved or a disability averted the community is viewed as paying withoutgain.FALSE
82Interventions that save younger lives tend to have a positive effect on the collective
83The states have been in the business of taxing and regulating alcoholic beverages since

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