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Brief interventions against excessive alcohol consumption

Nick Heather and Eileen Kaner

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.260702_update_001

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Brief interventions against excessive alcohol consumption

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Treatment and prevention of alcohol-related harm includes attention to the full range of alcohol problems that occur, including hazardous and harmful drinking as well as alcohol dependence. The prevalence of these problems is high, amounting to about one in four of the adult population of the United Kingdom, which is similar to the numbers who smoke....

Chapter.  3667 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Psychiatry ; Addiction Medicine

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