Disulfiram treatment of alcoholism.

  title={Disulfiram treatment of alcoholism.},
  author={Jonathan Chick and Kathleen M. Gough and W F Falkowski and Paul R Kershaw and B D Hore and Bipin Mehta and Bruce Ritson and R Ropner and D Torley},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
To assess the efficacy of supervised disulfiram as an adjunct to out-patient treatment of alcoholics, a randomised, partially blind, six-month follow-up study was conducted in which 126 patients received 200 mg disulfiram or 100 mg vitamin C under the supervision of a nominated informant. In the opinion of the (blinded) independent assessor, patients on disulfiram increased average total abstinent days by 100 and patients on vitamin C by 69, thus enhancing by one-third this measure of treatment… CONTINUE READING
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