PMID: 36947Mar 1, 1979

Therapy of alcoholics from the viewpoint of physicians and psychotherapists

Bulletin Der Schweizerischen Akademie Der Medizinischen Wissenschaften
D Ladewig

Abstract

In the treatment of alcoholism, the medical profession takes an important position which until now has not gained the necessary appreciation. The prognosis of alcoholism is more favourable than generally assumed, especially if it is possible to early recognize patients with alcohol problems. Besides pharmaco-therapeutic possibilities it is important that doctors also consider psychotherapeutic methods, especially psychotherapeutical procedures according to ROGERS and TAUSCH, as well as various methods of behavioural modification.

Related Concepts

Alcohol Abuse
Behavior Therapy
Medical History Taking
Patient Care Team
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Antipsychotic Effect
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