Noeline Latt, Katherine Conigrave, John B. Saunders, E. Jane Marshall and David Nutt

in Addiction Medicine

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ISBN: 9780199539338
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725999 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks


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Introduction - Epidemiology - Pharmacology - Pathophysiology - The spectrum of use and misuse - Core clinical syndromes - The alcohol withdrawal syndrome - Complications of alcohol use - Natural history of alcohol use disorders - Identification and brief intervention for (non-dependent) hazardous or harmful drinking - Comprehensive assessment of alcohol use disorders - Diagnosis and management of alcohol withdrawal - Management of alcohol dependence - Harm reduction/palliation in alcohol use disorders - Prevention of alcohol use disorders and associated harms - Alcohol drug interactions -

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Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics ; Psychiatry ; Addiction Medicine

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