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Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment Overview

Mark Dombeck, Ph.D. Updated: Oct 24th 2005

Treatment of Substance Abuse and Dependence disorders is a complex endeavor that usually involves the piecing together of medical, psychological and social treatment components. In our discussion we first present a general overview of each of the typical treatment components. Later, we provide details specific to particular types of substance abuse treatment.

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Alcohol Addiction! - Manish Shukla - May 13th 2008

There are so many peoples who are suffering with alcoholism. I am not able to understand why these people involved and how they are involved in alcoholism.

Soemtimes, I was told by my peoples who drink, that why should not I try it once. It is symbol of today, if a person is not alcoholic, he might be a dullest person in the world or the society will not accept him.




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