DANIEL J. FELDMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In recent years there has been an increasing awareness of the medical and sociologic implications of chronic alcoholism. The moralistic and legalistic approaches, which by and large have been unsuccessful, are being replaced by a concept of alcoholism as a disease in the broadest sense. Concurrent with this concept has been a stimulation of research and inquiry into the nature, cause and treatment of the condition. Various disciplines have participated and, as is to be expected, different concepts as to etiology and, consequently, treatment have resulted. Because of the fact that no one treatment is successful in all alcoholics, and
FELDMAN DJ. THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC ALCOHOLISM: A SURVEY OF CURRENT METHODS1. Ann Intern Med. ;44:78–87. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-1-78
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(1):78-87.
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