ERIC Number: EJ876175
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 47
Pharmacotherapeutic Treatment of Alcohol Dependence: An Overview
Graves, Erin; Goodwin, Lloyd R., Jr.
Journal of Teaching in the Addictions, v7 n1 p75-95 2008
Pharmacotherapy medications can reduce the likelihood of relapse, decrease craving intensity and severity of withdrawal symptoms, and bolster the likelihood of achieving and maintaining recovery goals for many individuals seeking recovery from alcohol dependence. An overview of the benefits and concerns of integrating pharmacotherapeutic interventions into psychosocial treatments is presented here.
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Drug Therapy, Recidivism, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Severity (of Disability), Intervention, Therapy, Outcomes of Treatment, Role, Compliance (Psychology)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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