Sertraline treatment for alcohol dependence: interactive effects of medication and alcoholic subtype.

@article{Pettinati2000SertralineTF,
  title={Sertraline treatment for alcohol dependence: interactive effects of medication and alcoholic subtype.},
  author={Helen M. Pettinati and Joseph R. Volpicelli and Henry R. Kranzler and Geoff Luck and Margaret R Rukstalis and Avital Cnaan},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={1041-9}
}
BACKGROUND Characteristic behaviors of some alcohol-dependent individuals, e.g., binge drinking, comorbid psychopathology, and some types of alcohol-related problems, have been linked to abnormalities in serotonergic neurotransmission. However, studies that have evaluated serotonergic pharmacotherapy for reducing drinking have yielded conflicting results. One explanation for these findings is a general failure to distinguish alcohol subgroups that may be differentiated on the basis of… CONTINUE READING

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