Treatment of alcoholism in Germany.

@article{Khnke2009TreatmentOA,
  title={Treatment of alcoholism in Germany.},
  author={Michael D K{\"o}hnke},
  journal={Annales Academiae Medicae Stetinensis},
  year={2009},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={97-9; discussion 99}
}
Alcohol dependence is associated with a wide range of physical, mental, and social harms. The related economic and social costs can be reduced by an adequate addiction therapy. This therapy should not only focus on the psychotherapy of addiction but should also include the possibility to treat psychiatric co-morbidity and take into account gender-specific aspects of addiction. The first steps of reintroducing the patient to employment are also of major importance especially in areas of high… CONTINUE READING

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