Early treatment response in alcohol dependence with extended-release naltrexone. OBJECTIVE: We sought to determine the time course for onset of effect of intramuscular injectable extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX), which has demonstrated efficacy for alcohol dependence. METHOD: A post hoc analysis of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study was conducted. In the study, actively drinking men and …∞
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Social support networks have been identified as one factor that can help people resolve their problem drinking. A relatively new phenomenon is online support groups, such as the one provided on the Alcohol Help Center (AHC; http://www.alcoholhelpcenter.net). Preliminary use of the AHC support group will be summarized and lessons learned in the initial development of …∞
The Symptoms of Alcohol Dependence or Alcoholism What symptoms of alcoholism does adjunctive Brief-TSF address? Brief-TSF and the symptoms of alcohol abuse. Medical, psychosocial and spiritual professional healthcare workers are regularly presented with symptoms of alcohol abuse that are readily assessed or which may be masked by other symptoms; or denied. The Brief-TSF course explores …∞
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