Alcohol Protracted Withdrawal Syndrome: The Role of Anhedonia

  title={Alcohol Protracted Withdrawal Syndrome: The Role of Anhedonia},
  author={G. Martinotti and M. Di Nicola and D. Reina and S. Andreoli and F. Foca and A. Cunniff and F. Tonioni and P. Bria and L. Janiri},
  journal={Substance Use & Misuse},
  pages={271 - 284}
  • G. Martinotti, M. Di Nicola, +6 authors L. Janiri
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Substance Use & Misuse
  • Aims: The aim of the present study is to characterize the relevance of withdrawal symptoms during the first 12 months of abstinence and their relation to anhedonia and craving. Methods: 102 detoxified subjects meeting clinical criteria for Alcohol Dependence in Remission were recruited at various time since the detoxification and subdivided into four groups according to the length of abstinence (group 1: 15–30 days; group 2: 30–90 days; group 3: 90–180 days; group 4: 180–360). Withdrawal… CONTINUE READING
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