Substance Abuse in Older Adults

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jun 27, 2020 - 12:01pm CDT

Resource Type: 
Unpublished Document

This handout reviews the detection of a substance abuse disorder including screening tests for alcohol abuse in older adults, and discusses treatments including psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and medication withdrawal.

Author(s): 
Ole Thienhaus
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