List of contributors. Preface. Alcoholism and the medical model of disease (L. Reznik). The case against alcoholism as a disease (J.A. Schaler). Alcoholism and other forms of addiction (S. Hird, R.B. Millman). The ethics of alcoholism treatment and rehabilitation (G.L. La Vigne, I. Hassenfeld). Alcoholism, moral agency and paternalism: a theoretical framework (G. Agich, T. May). Ethical considerations regarding orthotopic liver transplantation for alcoholic patients (M.R. Lucey, T. Beresford). Justice and alcoholism (W.N. Shelton). Women and alcohol abuse (C.M. Harris, M.B. Mahowald). How particular social environments affect alcoholics (B.M. Loneck). Economic issues of alcoholism (J. Lambrinos). Alcoholism, alcohol problems, and social policies (T.K. Greenfield). Recent alcoholism treatment research: ethical issues of implementation into clinical practice (A. King et al.). Ethical issues in alcohol-related emergencies and emergency care of alcoholic and intoxicated patients (D. Mayer, L. Thibodeau). Index.