The treatment of anxiety in patients with alcoholism.

  title={The treatment of anxiety in patients with alcoholism.},
  author={Richard J Frances and Lisa Borg},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={54 Suppl},
The high incidence and the high comorbidity of alcohol and anxiety problems make the relationship between these two disorders one of the most important issues clinicians have to address. However, many general psychiatrists have had minimal training in treating patients with addictions, and many experts on alcoholism have not fully mastered the armamentarium of approaches to treating anxiety. In general, special problems exist in treating anxiety in patients with alcoholism, particularly in… CONTINUE READING