Alcoholism: Acute Treatment

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


Alcohol is one of the most commonly misused substances, with abuse and dependence creating serious medical and psychological difficulties. This chapter presents an overview of emergency problems, and there is an extensive discussion of rehabilitation in chapter 15. A great deal of background material has already been put forth in chapter 3.


Heavy Drinking Withdrawal Syndrome Alcohol Withdrawal Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prenatal Alcohol Exposure 
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  • Marc A. Schuckit
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  1. 1.University of California Medical School and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare SystemSan DiegoUSA

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