Author | Helen M. Pettinati, PhD

Articles

Advances and Challenges in Treating Alcohol Dependence With Pharmacotherapy

November 02, 2012

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Alcoholism is a chronic and serious disorder with often devastating consequences. One out of three families in the United States is negatively impacted by a family member's excessive drinking and painful drinking-related problems.

Comorbid Depression and Alcohol Dependence

June 09, 2011

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Depression and alcoholism treatment requires the proper use of medication and psychosocial interventions, as well as a solid doctor-patient relationship and a commitment to treat both disorders.

Advances and Challenges in Treating Alcohol Dependence With Pharmacotherapy

March 01, 2007

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This article briefly describes pharmacotherapy for the treatment of alcoholism and discusses strategies to address treatment challenges like medication nonadherence.

Recent Advances in Treatment

February 01, 2005

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In the past decade, important advances have been made in detecting and treating substance abuse disorders. In addition, research has revealed influences on the etiology and course of SUDs. Dr Pettinati introduces this Addictive Disorders Special Report, noting that the articles add to this knowledge base.

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