Ronald Bayne, M.D., F.A.C.P.; Joseph Z. Csank, M.A.; Justin Ciale, M.A.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (Canada) has been taxed with the problem of providing care for a group of war veterans who have the following characteristics: (1) an age range from 35 to 55 years, with a history of heavy drinking averaging 20 years; (2) severe social dysfunction manifested by transiency in their relationships with others, including separation from family and friends, job instability, social misbehavior (drunkenness, disorderly conduct), jail records (10% for criminal acts); (3) health deterioration either directly related to drinking such as peripheral neuropathy, liver damage and brain damage, or indirectly related, such as pneumonia and accidental
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
Bayne R, Csank JZ, Ciale J. An Experiment to Improve the Motivation of Hard-Core Alcoholics.. Ann Intern Med. 1966;64:1178–1179. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-5-1178_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(5):1178-1179.
Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Substance Abuse.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only