Treatment of alcohol dependence with low-dose topiramate: an open-label controlled study
- Predictors of patient entry into alcohol treatment after initial diagnosis. Kirchner, JoAnn E.; Booth, Brenda M.; Owen, Richard R.; Lancaster, A. Elizabeth; Smith, G. Richard; Kirchner, J E; Booth, B M; Owen, R R; Lancaster, A E; Smith, G R // Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research;Aug2000, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p339
To improve the quality of care for alcohol-related disorders, key transitions in the continuum of care, including treatment entry, must be fully understood. The purpose of this study was to investigate identifiable predictors of patient entry into a substance-use treatment program following the...
- An overview of outpatient and inpatient detoxification. HAYASHIDA, MOTOI // Alcohol Health & Research World;1998, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p44
Describes the advantages and disadvantages of inpatient and outpatient alcohol detoxification programs and considers the influence that the detoxification setting may have on long-term treatment outcomes. Detoxification and overall treatment outcome; Transition from detoxification to...
- A combination of carbamazepine/tiapride in outpatient alcohol detoxification: Results from an open clinical study. Soyka, Michael; Morhart-Klute, Veronika; Horak, Michael // European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience;2002, Vol. 252 Issue 5, p197
This was an open, prospective study to examine the efficacy, practicability and medical safety of a combination of carbamazepine and tiapride in outpatient detoxification of alcohol-dependent patients. Patients were carefully screened for relevant neuropsychiatric disorders and then seen on a...
- Management of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome. RICKS, JANET; REPLOGLE, WILLIAM H.; COOK, NAKIA JOYE // American Family Physician;8/15/2010, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p344
Answers to a question on which detoxification regimen is the most effective for people with alcohol withdrawal syndrome are presented.
- Leptin Levels of Alcohol Abstainers and Detoxification Patients Are Not Different. Wurst, Friedrich Martin; Bechtel, Gaby; Forster, Stefan; Wolfersdorf, Manfred; Huber, Peter; Scholer, André; Pridzun, Lutz; Alt, Andreas; Seidl, Stephan; Dierkes, Jutta; Dammann, Gerhard // Alcohol & Alcoholism;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p364
Aims: Leptin is a cytokine-type peptide hormone, recently implicated as a putative state marker of alcohol use and in craving. Our goal was to evaluate the potential of leptin as a state and trait marker and to rule out the role of current alcohol intoxication on leptin levels. Methods: Eighteen...
- TRAUMA LOAD PREDICTS FIRST TREATMENT IN LIFE AMONG ALCOHOL PATIENTS. Odenwald, M.; Steffen, F. // Canadian Journal of Addiction Medicine;Feb2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p10
An abstract of the article "Reducing Dropout among Traumatized Alcohol Patients in Detoxification Treatment," by M. Odenwald and P. Semrau is presented.
- Where and when to detoxify single homeless drinkers. Haigh, Rex; Hibbert, George // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/13/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6756, p848
Compares the services offered between two alcohol units for the homeless persons in Oxford, England. Detoxification of the patients; Administration of drug treatment; Occurrence of macrocytosis in majority of the patients.
- Prolonged Abstinence and Changes in Alcoholic Personality: A NEO PI-R Study. Boulze, Isabelle; Launay, Michel; Nalpas, Bertrand // Psychology (2152-7180);Mar2014, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p312
Many studies have examined the risk factors for relapse in alcohol-dependent patients within the first year of treatment, and have generally focused on two personality dimensions: emotional instability and difficulty in establishing relationships. In this study, we examine if these weaknesses...
- Study ECG Effects in Alcoholic and Normals. Swathi, K.; Nasar Ahamed, R. // Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research;2014, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p263
Background: Alcohol is a cardiotoxin for over a hundred of years. The heavy alcohol consumption is associated with a type of non ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy termed alcoholic cardiomyopathy. The prevalence of cardiac deceases and other electrocardiographic changes occurring in these clinical...