Alcohol Abuse and Liver Disease

Alcohol Abuse and Liver Disease

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For people with alcohol excess and liver disease, successful management must be twoa€“fold with management of both their psychological/physical addiction to alcohol and their liver disease. Alcohol Abuse and liver disease, with its joint focus on hepatology and psychiatry, provides both hepatologists and psychiatrists of all levels with a practical, concise and didactic guide to the investigation and clinical management of those with alcohola€“related problems. Edited by a practicing hepatologist in the UK and a practising specialist in psychiatry/substance abuse in the US, it covers areas such as: Risk factors for alcoholic liver disease Interaction of alcohol with other coa€“morbidities Clinical assessment of alcohol intake Detoxification and management of withdrawal Psychotherapeutic and pharmaceutical interventions Treatment of liver disease Key points, management diagrams and higha€“quality images are all be supported by the very latest in clinical guidelines from the major hepatology and psychiatry societies such as the APA, EPA, AASLD and EASL. With increasing emphasis on multia€“disciplinary speciality care in this area, this is the ideal tool to consult in order to provide the best care possible care for what are very challenging patients to manage.consequences of alcohol consumption include the exacerbation of mental health problems, selfa€harm and/or suicidal behavior, crime and ... hazardous as well as harmful drinking, by suggesting that small changes amongst very heavy drinkers can also bring substantive health ... Nondependent drinkers are likely to experience less severe problems, at least for much of their drinking life, but the aggregateanbsp;...

Title:Alcohol Abuse and Liver Disease
Author:Andrea DiMartini
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2015-06-22


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