Medication, Therapy Lead to Longer Alcohol Abstinence


According to a paper published in the issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, patients that undergo medication and additional psychotherapy benefit from a reduced or delayed relapse to heavy drinking.

However, Michael Berner, a professor of psychiatry at the Freiburg University Medical Center, called for care to be taken when applying stepped-care models in routine care, especially when using psychotherapeutic methods without having a real commitment from the patient.


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