TITLE

HELP: DRUGS

AUTHOR(S)
Ritson, Bruce
PUB. DATE
February 1982
SOURCE
British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);2/6/1982, Vol. 284 Issue 6313, p399
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents indications of drugs in the long-term management of alcohol problems. Purpose of detoxification for patients dependent on alcohol; Utilization of disulfiram to sensitize the body to alcohol; Symptom of an treatable psychiatric disorder.
ACCESSION #
4966732

 

Related Articles

  • Why is Disulfiram Superior to Acamprosate in the Routine Clinical Setting? A Retrospective Long-Term Study in 353 Alcohol-Dependent Patients. Diehl, Alexander; Ulmer, Lisa; Mutschler, Jochen; Herre, Hans; Krumm, Bertram; Croissant, Bernhard; Mann, Karl; Kiefer, Falk // Alcohol & Alcoholism;May/Jun2010, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p271 

    Aims: To compare the long-term effectiveness of acamprosate (ACP) and disulfiram (DSF) in the treatment of alcohol dependence and their effectiveness in regard to patient characteristics, within a naturalistic outpatient treatment setting. Method: Retrospective data from 2002 to 2007 were...

  • Symptom-triggered versus standard chlormethiazole treatment of inpatient alcohol withdrawal: clinical implications from a chart analysis. Lange-Asschenfeldt, Christian; Müller, Matthias J.; Szegedi, Armin; Anghelescu, Ion; Klawe, Christoph; Wetzel, Hermann; Müller, Matthias J // European Addiction Research;2003, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1 

    To evaluate clinical effectiveness and safety of 2 different detoxification treatment protocols, a chart analysis of hospital inpatients consecutively admitted for alcohol withdrawal during one year was undertaken. Records of 33 patients receiving symptom-triggered treatment (using a modified...

  • Editorial. Haasen, Christian // European Addiction Research;2001, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p47 

    Comments on several papers on alcohol addiction treatment. Treatment of a subsample of alcohol-dependent patients in an in-patient alcohol unit; Evaluation of an inpatient detoxification treatment program; Information on an innovative treatment setting where in-patient treatment is replaced in...

  • CLINICAL PREDICTORS OF RESPONSE TO NALTREXONE IN ALCOHOLIC PATIENTS: WHO BENEFITS MOST FROM TREATMENT WITH NALTREXONE? Rubio, G.; Ponce, G.; Rodríguez-Jiménez, R.; Jiménez-Arriero, M. A.; Hoenicka, J.; Palomo, T. // Alcohol & Alcoholism;MayJun2005, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p227 

    Aims: To determine the clinically ascertained variables that are related to satisfactory response to naltrexone (NTX) treatment of alcohol dependence after detoxification. Methods: The use of intake and outcome variables were measured in a randomized 3-month open-controlled trial comparing the...

  • Economic Evaluation of Campral[sup ®] (Acamprosate) Compared to Placebo in Maintaining Abstinence in Alcohol-Dependent Patients. Annemans, Lieven; Vanoverbeke, N.; Tecco, J.; D'Hooghe, D.; Krausz, M. // European Addiction Research;2000, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p71 

    We compared the costs of acamprosate in maintaining abstinence in weaned alcoholic patients, to no pharmaceutical treatment over a 24-month period. A controlled trial (n=448) involving a 12-month treatment with acamprosate and a 12-month follow-up showed a significant advantage of acamprosate...

  • COST AND OUTCOME ANALYSIS OF TWO ALCOHOL DETOXIFICATION SERVICES. Parrott, Steve; Godfrey, Christine; Heather, Nick; Clark, Jenny; Ryan, Tony // Alcohol & Alcoholism;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p84 

    Aim: To examine the relationship between service use and outcomes (individual and wider consequences) using an economic analysis of a direct-access alcohol detoxification service in Manchester (the Smithfield Centre) and an NHS partial hospitalization programme in Newcastle upon Tyne (Newcastle...

  • Oral Communication 3, Monday Sept. 24th 3.30 pm–4.30 pm; Room: Lecture Hall 3.  // Alcohol & Alcoholism. Supplement;Sep2007 Supplement, Vol. 42, pi39 

    Presentation OC3-1

  • EXPLORING ALCOHOL PROBLEMS: Abuse Versus Dependence. Cameron, Anne // Lesbian News;Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p16 

    The article discusses alcohol abuse and dependence. Many people who abuse alcohol eventually slide into physical dependence. An abuser develops problems related to poor judgment and lack of concern for the damage and risk caused to herself. Alcohol dependence is a physical dependence upon...

  • ADENYLYL CYCLASE ACTIVITY IS INCREASED IN YOUNGER, BUT DECREASED IN OLDER, ALCOHOLIC PATIENTS AFTER DETOXIFICATION. DAHMEN, NORBERT; PAULY, THORSTEN; SZEGEDI, ARMIN; WETZEL, HERMANN; ANGHELESCU, ION; FERDINAND, KIRSTEN; HIEMKE, CHRISTOPH // Alcohol & Alcoholism;May2000, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p249 

    Acute and chronic administration of ethanol leads to alterations of the adenylyl cyclase (AC) signal transduction pathway. This study examined whether the formation of cAMP by AC in lymphocytes correlates with age in alcoholic patients and in healthy controls. Blood was drawn for preparation of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics