Alcohol Use Disorder
Screening adults, including pregnant women, and providing brief counseling in primary care settings can reduce unhealthy alcohol use.
Participants in the prazosin group were more likely to experience dizziness on standing.
Among married individuals, first alcohol use disorder registration in national medical registries is associated with an increased risk of first alcohol use disorder registration in the spouse.
The new guideline focuses on evidence-based pharmacologic treatments in alcohol use disorder and includes recommendations about naltrexone, acamprosate, disulfiram, topiramate, and gabapentin.
The frequent comorbidity of bipolar disorder and alcohol use disorder presents a significant challenge for clinicians managing patients with these conditions.
Family members of ALS patients have higher rates of neuropsychiatric conditions.
A newly identified genetic risk variant links comorbid alcohol dependence and depression in African American men.
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