Treatment of alcohol abuse: an evidence-based review

Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2003 Oct;27(10):1645-56. doi: 10.1097/01.ALC.0000090144.99832.19.


This article represents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2002 annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism in San Francisco, CA, organized and cochaired by Mats Berglund and Sten Thelander. The presentations were (1) Preventive interventions against hazardous consumption of alcohol, by Mikko Salaspuro; (2) Treatment of alcohol withdrawal, by Johan Franck; (3) Psychosocial treatment for alcohol problems, by Sven Andréasson and Agneta Ojehagen; and (4) Pharmacological treatment of alcohol dependence, by Mats Berglund.

Publication types

  • Congress

MeSH terms

  • Alcoholism / epidemiology*
  • Alcoholism / psychology
  • Alcoholism / therapy*
  • Evidence-Based Medicine / methods*
  • Evidence-Based Medicine / statistics & numerical data
  • Humans
  • Societies, Medical
  • Sweden