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This brief report is in no way a complete or final study. However, although it is a preliminary "first report," it adheres to the high standards set by other Technical Reports of WHO. It describes the problem clearly and thoughtfully, recommends specific further steps and studies that would help, and discusses various treatment methods that have proved most promising. The report stresses the fact that alcoholism is primarily a medical problem and requires medical methods for its study as well as treatment. Physicians who wish to clarify and bring up to date their ideas regarding this baffling problem should acquire
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Alcoholism. Ann Intern Med. 1952;37:212. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-1-212
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(1):212.
Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Substance Abuse.
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