Fight against Addiction
Buljan, Danijel, Alcoholism
Problems related to tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and taking opioid drugs, psychiatric and physical complications and comorbidity represent a significant burden for public health services and the improvement of mental health. The aim of primary prevention is to recognize and remove the precipitating factors, to prevent or reduce the disease frequency and prevalence in general population. Addiction diseases can be prevented since the causal factors are known, so once the disease occurs, the treatment should begin as early as possible. The rehabilitation should be carried out according to principles applied in chronic relapsing diseases. Primary prevention can be …
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Publication information: Article title: Fight against Addiction. Contributors: Buljan, Danijel - Author. Journal title: Alcoholism. Volume: 46. Issue: 2 Publication date: May 1, 2010. Page number: 85+. © Centre for Study and Control of Alcoholism and Addictions, Zagreb 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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