Psychotherapeutic Issues in Psychiatric Treatment of Physicians with Alcohol and Drug Abuse Problems

  • Thomas G. Webster


More psychiatrists are now apt to see physicians with alcohol and drug-abuse problems. Such physicians are more apt to appear at earlier stages, in milder degree, and on an outpatient basis. Mobilization of organized medicine’s attention to problems of the impaired physician is already yielding results, yet has a long way to go.


Depressive Symptom Alcohol Dependency Therapeutic Alliance Psychiatric Treatment External Control 
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© plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas G. Webster
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  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Department of Child Health and DevelopmentGeorge Washington University School of Medicine and Health SciencesUSA

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