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Alcohol pp 251-259 | Cite as

Prevention

  • Norman S. Miller
  • Mark S. Gold
Part of the Drugs of Abuse a Comprehensive Series for Clinicians book series (DOAC, volume 2)

Abstract

Prevention is a subject in medicine that is very similar to alcoholism among the attitudes of the physicians. Unfortunately, too many physicians give up too easily in the battle against the onset of an illness. If a fraction of effort and money that is expended in treatment of illness would be devoted to prevention, perhaps much savings in cost, suffering, and lives might result.

Keywords

Illicit Drug Drug Addiction Drug Abuse Prevention Central Nervous System Function Alcohol Policy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norman S. Miller
    • 1
  • Mark S. Gold
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Cornell University Medical CollegeWhite PlainsUSA
  2. 2.Fair Oaks HospitalSummitUSA
  3. 3.Delray BeachUSA

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