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Alcohol Abuse and Dependence

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on alcohol abuse and dependence and related issues, including alcoholism, alcohol withdrawal syndrome, and detoxification. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care



Overview

07/01/2009 Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: An Evidence-Based Guide for Primary Care Physicians Algorithm
02/01/2002 Problem Drinking and Alcoholism: Diagnosis and Treatment Patient Education

Screening and Diagnosis

06/15/2014 Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions in Primary Care to Reduce Alcohol Misuse [Putting Prevention into Practice]
06/15/2014 Screening and Behavioral Counseling Interventions in Primary Care to Reduce Alcohol Misuse: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
04/01/2003 Recognition of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Patient Education
02/01/2002 Problem Drinking and Alcoholism: Diagnosis and Treatment Patient Education

Treatment

03/15/2016 Medications for Alcohol Use Disorder
11/01/2013 Outpatient Management of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome
11/01/2011 Opioid Antagonists for the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence [Cochrane for Clinicians]
03/01/2011 Effectiveness of Acamprosate in the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence [Cochrane for Clinicians]
02/01/2005 Ambulatory Detoxification of Patients with Alcohol Dependence Patient Education
08/15/2010 Management of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
03/01/2009 Effectiveness of Brief Alcohol Interventions in Primary Care [Cochrane for Clinicians]
08/15/2006 Acamprosate (Campral) for Treatment of Alcoholism [STEPS]

Improving Practice

SAMHSA Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

Patient Education, Self-Care

03/15/2016 What You Need to Know About Medicine for Alcohol Use Disorder Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Education Resource

Alcohol Abuse
Alcohol Abuse: Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome
Alcohol Abuse: Taking Medicines Safely after Alcohol or Drug Abuse Recovery
Naltrexone for Alcoholism

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