By Avram H. Mack MD, Kathleen T. Brady MD Ph.D., Sheldon I. Miller MD, Richard J. Frances MD
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More sophisticated methods of pharmacotherapy have appeared recently, although these remain few in comparison with other areas of medicine. Safe detoxification is possible through increased basic and clinical appreciation of withdrawal syndromes. Disulfiram, naltrexone, buprenorphine, and methadone may be selectively prescribed as maintenance drugs in the early difficult months and years of recovery. Other medications are currently being investigated for use in special circumstances. Recognition of comorbid conditions accompanying substance abuse has led to concurrent treatment for affective disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and pathological gambling.
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Much of the treatment time is spent in groups of various sizes, although individual and family sessions may occur as well. Staffing is typically multidisciplinary, with counselors, nurses, occupational and recreational therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers. , at work, by licensing agencies or unions, in the family, and with medical resources) appears to enhance outcome (Westermeyer, 1989). Preventive techniques first applied to the gin epidemic are still useful today: control over hours and location of sales, taxes or duties to increase cost, changing of public attitudes via the mass media, education, and abstinenceoriented religion (Smart, 1982).