A NATURALISTIC COMPARISON OF OUTCOMES AT SOCIAL AND CLINICAL MODEL SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT PROGRAMS. Since the 1970s, much of the public treatment system in California has been based on a social model orientation to recovery for alcoholics, but there has been minimal research on program outcomes. This article reports on follow-up interviews conducted with a …∞
Alcohol abuse also seems to reduce both sensitivity to interferon and adherence to treatment.
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New Government Body to Help De-addiction NEW DELHI (ICNS): A new consultative mechanism at the national level would be set up to advice central and state governments on issues related to drug de-addiction and rehabilitation. The body, named National Consultative Committee on De-addiction and Rehabilitation (NCCDR), would help address issues connected with drug demand reduction. …∞
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Care is poor, despite the existence of proven therapies. Evidence-based practice guidelines clearly state that patients at risk for alcohol withdrawal should be monitored and treated with benzodiazepines if their risk is high enough or symptoms are substantial. In a retrospective record review, researchers evaluated whether a protocol for such an approach â€” symptom-triggered therapy …∞
A low level of empathy could be a psychological trait typically observed in alcoholic personalities.
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A cohort study of male subjects attending an Alcoholics Anonymous program in India: One-year follow-up for sobriety. A cohort of subjects in India who completed detoxification treatment and a de-addiction program based on the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) model were followed-up at 1 year to investigate the factors associated with complete abstinence. Patients (N = 187 …∞