This study analyzed the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) participation of 55 patients during the 3 months after their discharge from structured treatment, when dropout is high. Three levels of meeting attendance were discerned: low, mid-level, and â€œ90 meetings in 90 days.â€ Of greatest interest, the mid-level group showed mixed interest in AA practices despite substantial meeting …∞
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12-Step Recovery Theory and Application AA and the disease concept of alcoholism AA attendance was best predictor of abstinence AA Membership AA Recommendations Abstinent alcoholics can have reduced brain activation Al-Anon offers new life Alcohol Abuse in Older People Alcohol consumption in patients pancreatitis Alcohol Metabolization Alcoholic jealousy Alcoholics & Addicts Can’t ‘Just Say Noâ€™ …∞
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The Co-Occurring Center for Excellence. Addressing mental disorders and alcoholism, addiction co-occurring. The Co-Occurring Center for Excellence (COCE) was created by SAMHSA in 2003 to provide information and a range of services to mental health and substance abuse administrators and policymakers at state and local levels, their counterparts in tribal and Native populations, clinical providers, …∞
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Training; Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse Description: This course is designed for Substance Abuse Counselors and Professionals in the Social Service field with an overview of domestic violence and substance abuse. This education course will cover various forms of domestic violence, identification of risk factors and causes, intervention and treatment approaches. http://www.nattc.org/addictionEd/courseDetail.asp?org=262&CourseID=1401 See also; Twelve …∞
United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved acamprosate for use in conjunction with psychosocial support in the maintenance of abstinence in alcohol-dependent patients
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Primary care doctors’ perception of treatment demand and need for training in drug addiction issues. Aim: To learn the opinion of primary care physicians (PCPs) on healthcare provision for the drug addict population and to determine their knowledge and needs as regards to continuing training and their attitudes towards drug addiction. Methods: We conducted a …∞
From: University of Utah, Genetics Science Learning Center. This website â€“ which is highly interesting, informative, and entertaining — delivers interactive and print-based resources, free of charge, on the neurobiological actions of substances of abuse: heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, LSD, ecstasy, and alcohol. The presentations primarily depict how drugs interact with dopamine neurotransmitters within …∞
Course Overview: This course will define and discuss inhalant abuse, with particular concentration on how to recognize the manifestations of abuse. This course is intended for nurses in all areas of healthcare, and health professionals in acute care settings. Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able: Define inhalants. Identify classes and …∞
Alcohol consumption during pregnancy has been associated with increased risks of miscarriage, stillbirth, intrauterine growth restriction, pre-term birth and low birth-weight
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Â The Federation of Drug & Alcohol Professionals (FDAP) is the professional body for the substance use field and works to help improve standards of practice across the sector. It is part of NAADAC, a registered charity. FDAP offers a range of training courses – online, distance learning and face-to-face – aimed at developing the competence …∞