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Alcohol use disorder



A patient determined to stop drinking. Can you help?

  1. Alcohol withdrawal: CIWA-Ar score
  2. Alcohol withdrawal: alcoholic hallucinosis
  3. Alcohol withdrawal: delirium tremens
  4. At-risk drinking: brief interventions
  5. At-risk drinking: intensive interventions
  6. Treatment of alcohol dependence: acamprosate
  7. Treatment of alcohol dependence: disulfiram
  8. Treatment of alcohol dependence: naltrexone
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