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A new editorial released this week offers clarity and structure on confusing drug and alcohol addiction terminology for prescribers, users and regulators.
In order to develop new medications for alcoholism, researchers need to understand how alcohol acts on the brain's reward system.
Discovery could lead to new therapies for alcoholism.
Discovery Could Lead to New Therapies for Alcoholism BALTIMORE, Feb.
Acamprosate reduces the number of patients being treated for alcoholism who return to drinking.
Alcohol-use disorders (AUDs), referring to both alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence, affect nearly 8.5 percent of the American population, are associated with numerous medical, psychiatric, family, legal, and work-related problems, and cost an estimated $185 billion in 1998.
In this trial, a sample of alcohol-dependent patients received naltrexone, acamprosate or placebo for 12 weeks. While there were no differences in outcomes between treatment groups, those who believed they had been taking active medication consumed fewer alcoholic drinks and reported less alcohol dependence and cravings.
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