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Office Psychotherapy of Alcoholism

  • Sheldon Zimberg

Abstract

Physicians, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals have been ineffectual in the treatment of alcoholics and have lost interest in attempting to treat them. Such a situation is not unexpected, since physicians and other health personnel are exposed only to the medical and psychiatric complications of alcoholism and not to the diagnosis and treatment of the disorder itself. This lack of awareness of successful treatment outcomes supports the myth that this illness is untreatable.

Keywords

Premature Responsibility Alcoholic Anonymous Delirium Tremens Alcoholism Treatment Social Drinking 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheldon Zimberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Psychiatry, Joint DiseasesNorth General HospitalNew YorkUSA

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