Márcia Fonsi Elbreder

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AIMS To identify factors associated with retention in treatment of alcohol-dependent individuals and to compare treatment retention between men and women. METHODS Analysis of the treatment attendance records and baseline characteristics of 833 men and 218 women who undertook to attend follow-up treatment in an alcoholism treatment centre. RESULTS(More)
Alcoholism is a complex syndrome involving social, psychological and individual factors in addition to a series of obstacles regarding treatment entry, adherence, and drop-out. These obstacles contribute negatively to both clinical evolution and prognosis of the patients, affecting their quality of life and raising the social costs. This is a(More)
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