Experience of a "slip" among alcoholics treated with naltrexone or placebo.

@article{OMalley1996ExperienceOA,
  title={Experience of a "slip" among alcoholics treated with naltrexone or placebo.},
  author={Stephanie S O'Malley and Austin J. Jaffe and Sieglinde Corny Rode and Bruce James Rounsaville},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1996},
  volume={153 2},
  pages={
          281-3
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study tested the hypothesis that naltrexone reduces relapse rates among alcoholics by modifying the reinforcing effects of initial alcohol consumption and alcohol-induced craving. METHOD Sixteen alcoholic patients treated with naltrexone and 27 treated with placebo who participated in a 12-week clinical trial reported retrospectively on their subjective responses to their first episode of a lapse into alcohol consumption and on their reasons for terminating the drinking episode… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 37 CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…