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Biologic Properties of Ethanol and the Biphasic Nature of Ethanol Withdrawal Syndrome

  • Edward Majchrowicz

Abstract

In 1966, Maurice Victor1 noted:

The literature has been characterized by outstanding confusion, inexactness and contradictions; the major shortcomings of which were that no clear distinction has been made between the problems of acute alcoholic intoxication, alcohol addiction, mild withdrawal signs and symptoms, and delirium tremens.

Keywords

Withdrawal Syndrome Alcohol Withdrawal Withdrawal Period Convulsive Seizure Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward Majchrowicz
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Preclinical StudiesNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and AlcoholismRockvilleUSA

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