Alcoholism & Addiction Articles

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  • DSM-5 Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms
    Cessation or reduction in alcohol use, especially after a period of heavy and prolonged drinking, can lead to alcohol withdrawal. Medical attention should be sought for severe symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. Treatment usually involves hospitalization ...
  • Cannabis (Marijuana) Withdrawal
    Cannabis withdrawal involves experiencing at least two psychological and one physiological symptom (at least three symptoms total) after stopping heavy and prolonged marijuana use (e.g., daily or almost daily use for the past several months). Some ...
  • Revised Alcohol and Other Substance Use Disorders
    A substance use disorder describes a problematic pattern of using alcohol or another substance that results in impairment in daily life or noticeable distress. A person with this disorder will often continue to use the ...
  • Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
    Medical Treatment Basic Principles Treatment Of Alcohol Withdrawal Disulfiram Antidepressant Drugs Hospitalization Antipsychotic Drugs Psychosocial Treatment Basic Principles Psychotherapy Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) Residential Centers And Halfway Houses Behavior Therapy Medical Treatment Basic ...
  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment
    TREATMENT Cocaine Abuse and Dependence Cannabis Abuse and Dependence Cocaine Abuse and Dependence Medical Treatment Basic Principles Antianxiety Drugs Antidepressant Drugs Lithium Other Drugs Hospitalization Psychosocial Treatment Basic Principles Psychotherapy...
  • Alcohol & Substance Dependence Symptoms
    Also Known as Alcoholism or Addiction Dependence upon alcohol or a specific substance (such as cocaine, nicotine, marijuana, etc.) is characterized by a maladaptive pattern of alcohol or substance use, leading to clinically significant impairment or ...
  • Alcohol & Substance Abuse Symptoms
    Abuse of alcohol or a substance (such as cocaine, nicotine, marijuana, etc.) is generally characterized by a maladaptive pattern of alcohol or substance use leading to significant impairment or distress, as manifested by 1 or ...