Substance Use Problems

  • Jon Streltzer

Substance abuse is a major problem in consultation-liaison (CL) psychiatry, disproportionate to the degree of substance abuse in the community. Twenty to thirty percent of consultations in a general hospital have been reported to involve a substance abuse diagnosis, and this has been consistent over time (Alaja et al., 1998; Bourgeois et al., 2005).


Withdrawal Symptom Alcohol Withdrawal Borderline Personality Disorder Opioid Withdrawal Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jon Streltzer
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  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of HawaiiHonoluluUSA

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