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An authorative text on diagnostic criteria for early and advanced alcoholism, medical consequences of alcohol abuse, the genetics of alcoholism, problems peculiar to blacks and women, selection of treatments, conduct of treatment in outpatient and inpatient facilities, pharmacotherapy, behavior therapy, and alcoholism therapy in various historical and social settings. Some chapters are oriented to practice whereas others have the character of critiques, with emphasis on unanswered questions and desirable research. With selective reading according to needs, this relatively inexpensive text is a good starting point for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, and medical administrators, seeking an introduction to the field
The Diagnosis and Treatment of Alcoholism.. Ann Intern Med. 1979;91:939. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-91-6-939_6
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;91(6):939.
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