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Alcohol withdrawal: Treatment

Treatment The goals of treatment are to reduce the immediate withdrawal symptoms, prevent complications, and begin long-term therapy to promote abstinence (no drinking at all). INPATIENT DETOXIFICATION People with moderate-to-severe symptoms of alcohol withdrawal may need inpatient treatment at a … Read more

Alcohol withdrawal: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnoisis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Alcohol withdrawal may involve psychological and physical symptoms. Mild-to-moderate psychological symptoms: * Anxiety or nervousness * Depression * Difficulty thinking clearly * Fatigue * Irritability or easy excitability * Jumpiness or shakiness * Nightmares * Rapid emotional … Read more

Alcohol withdrawal: Overview, Causes

Alcohol withdrawal: Overview, Causes

Definition Alcohol withdrawal refers to symptoms that may occur when a person who has been drinking too much alcohol every day suddenly stops drinking alcohol. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Alcohol withdrawal usually occurs in adults, but it may occur … Read more