Posttreatment results of combining naltrexone with cognitive-behavior therapy for the treatment of alcoholism.


Naltrexone, an opiate antagonist medication, has been reported to be efficacious in the treatment of alcohol dependence when added to psychosocial treatments. Although the within-treatment efficacy of naltrexone has received primary attention, there has been little published on the outcome of individuals once the medication is discontinued. Animal studies… (More)