Medical students’ knowledge about alcohol and drug problems: results of the medical council of Canada examination. PURPOSE: To determine knowledge of a national sample of medical students about substance withdrawal, screening and early intervention, medical and psychiatric complications of addiction, and treatment options. METHODS: Based on learning objectives developed by medical faculty, twenty-two questions on …∞
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A healthy dentist is one of the most important ingredients in a successful dental practice. An ingredient not to be taken for granted. Professionals, dentists included, can and do experience illnesses and problems that can disrupt or impair a practice. In addition to the vulnerabilities of the human condition–addictive disorders, psychiatric illnesses, infectious disease, family …∞
Psychopathological symptoms and personality traits in alcohol-dependent patients: a comparative study. The aim of this paper was to describe the psychopathological and personality profile associated with alcohol dependence and to compare it with those of non-addictive disorders and the normal population. The sample consisted of 158 alcohol-dependent participants attending a psychiatric outpatient clinic, 120 …∞
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If you were asked: ‘What are the most important things we know about addiction?’ what would you say? This paper brings together a body of knowledge across multiple domains and arranged as a list of 10 things known about addiction, as a response to such a question. Editors note; These things apply equally to addiction, …∞
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AA’s impact on professional treatment cannot be underestimated.
Posted in Adjunctive therapy, Alcohol, Alcoholics Anon, Alcoholism, Brief-TSF, Contrast to other models, History, Mutual-help, Recovery, Relapse prevention, Research, Self-help, TSF and tagged Hazelden, psychiatric, psychoanalytic, rehabilitation, twelve-step. Use this permalink for a bookmark.