Health Facts Plus: Alcoholism

Health Facts Plus: Alcoholism

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Impulsive Behavior Linked to Risk of Alcoholism (01/04/2007, HealthDay)

Brain Can Repair Alcohol''s Damage (12/18/2006, Reuters Health)

Sleep Problems May Foretell Alcoholic Relapse (12/15/2006, Reuters Health)

Nearly Half of All Patients in Treatment for Both Alcohol and Drugs (11/29/2006, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

From the National Institutes of Health

Alcoholism: Getting the Facts (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)Also available in Spanish FAQ'' s on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)Also available in Spanish

Alcohol: What to Do If It''s a Problem for You (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Alcoholism (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Faces of Change: Do I Have a Problem with Alcohol or Drugs? (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Large PDF file JAMA Patient Page: Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (American Medical Association) Also available in Spanish

Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish

Dual Diagnosis and Integrated Treatment of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Disorder (NAMI) Quick Guide to Finding Effective Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Understanding Alcohol Use Disorders and Their Treatment (American Psychological Association) Vivitrol: Monthly Shot Provides New Option for Alcoholism Treatment (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) What Is Substance Abuse Treatment? A Booklet for Families (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Large PDF file Also available in Spanish

Alcohol-Use Quiz: The Cost of Crossing the Line (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Alcohol: GetFit Self-Tests (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Alcohol or Drug Abuse Recovery: Your Doctor Can Help (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish

If Someone Close...Has a Problem with Alcohol or Other Drugs (National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information)

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish

Alcohol Alert: Alcoholic Liver Disease (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hurts Everyone in the Family (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Alcohol Poisoning (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Common Questions about Alcohol Awareness Month (American Psychiatric Association) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Problems with Alcohol Use (Dept. of Veterans Affairs, National Center for PTSD) Smoking Cessation in Recovering Alcoholics (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary What People Recovering from Alcoholism Need to Know about Osteoporosis (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Alcoholism (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Substance-Related Disorders (National Institutes of Health)

Family History of Alcoholism: Are You at Risk? (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) Also available in Spanish

Alcohol Alerts (11/01/2006, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) Alcohol Dependence (Alcoholism) (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) - Links to PDF Naltrexone or Specialized Alcohol Counseling an Effective Treatment for Alcohol Dependence When Delivered with Medical Management (05/02/2006, National Institutes of Health)

GetFit Glossary of Terms for Alcohol (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Getting Help (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) Single-State Agency (SSA) Directory (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Al-Anon/Alateen (Al-Anon, Alateen) Alcoholics Anonymous National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Are You in Recovery from Alcohol or Drug Problems? Know Your Rights (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Large PDF file

Alcohol Dependence or Abuse among Parents with Children Living in the Home (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Alcohol Dependence or Abuse and Age at First Use (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Alcohol Dependence or Abuse: 2002, 2003, and 2004 (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) FASTATS: Alcohol Use (National Center for Health Statistics) General Information on Alcohol Use and Health (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services: 2003 (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF Older Adult Alcohol Admissions: 2003 (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Polydrug Admissions: 2002 (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Quick Statistics (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Facts 4 You (National Association for Children of Alcoholics) Questions and Answers about Addiction: Alcoholism (National Association for Children of Alcoholics)

Coping with an Alcoholic Parent (Nemours Foundation) Does Your Mom or Dad Drink Too Much? (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Helping Yourself Heal: A Recovering Man''s Guide to Coping with the Effects of Childhood Abuse (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish

Alcohol and Women (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) Alcohol: A Women''s Health Issue (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) Also available in Spanish Helping Yourself Heal: A Recovering Woman''s Guide to Coping with Childhood Abuse Issues (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish

Alcohol Use and Abuse (National Institute on Aging) Also available in Spanish Alcohol, Medication and Older Adults (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Substance Abuse (AGS Foundation for Health in Aging)

Alcooliques Anonymes (Alcoholics Anonymous) - In French Helping Yourself Heal: A Recovering Woman''s Guide to Coping with Childhood Abuse Issues (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF - In Chinese Helping Yourself Heal: A Recovering Woman''s Guide to Coping with Childhood Abuse Issues (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF - In Korean Helping Yourself Heal: A Recovering Woman''s Guide to Coping with Childhood Abuse Issues (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF - In Vietnamese

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The primary NIH organization for research on Alcoholism is the

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

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Date last updated: 05 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 02 January 2007