Pharmacological Treatment of Patients with Alcohol Use Disorder

Publication Date: January 1, 2018
Last Updated: February 28, 2023

Guideline Statements

Assessment and Determination of Treatment Goals

APA recommends that the initial psychiatric evaluation of a patient with suspected alcohol use disorder include assessment of current and past use of tobacco and alcohol as well as any misuse of other substances, including prescribed or over-the-counter medications or supplements. (1, C)
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Overview

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Pharmacological Treatment of Patients with Alcohol Use Disorder

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