Alcoholism: Acute Treatment

  • Marc A. Schuckit
Part of the Critical Issues in Psychiatry book series (CIPS)


Alcohol is the most commonly abused substance creating serious medical and psychological problems. I present here an overview of emergency problems, but the extensive discussion of rehabilitation that serves as a prototype for the rehabilitation of substance abusers is discussed in general until Chapter 15.


Withdrawal Syndrome Alcohol Withdrawal Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome Ethanol Withdrawal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc A. Schuckit
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  1. 1.San Diego School of Medicine, Veterans Administration HospitalUniversity of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA

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