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Perioperative care

Patients were more likely to report symptoms of alcohol use disorder (AUD) two years after bariatric surgery than they were presurgery, a new study found. ... hospitals. The prevalence of AUD was determined by the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test
June 2012

Evaluating alcohol use in ‘Dry January’

I really like the idea of a dry January … specifically to gather data about the diagnosis of alcohol use disorder,” he said. ... But even if someone doesn't have alcohol use disorder, it's very appropriate and healthy to take a month off occasionally.
January 2022

Coronavirus Recent studies found that the pandemic was associated with increases in alcohol use and internet searches for mental health issues. ... 29 reported on 1,540 U.S. adults who had been surveyed
October 2020

Internists can help with alcohol misuse

A score of 7 or more suggests a more severe alcohol use disorder, Dr. ... There are 3 FDA-approved medications for alcohol use disorders: naltrexone, acamprosate, and disulfiram.
October 2015

Highlights Either acamprosate or oral naltrexone is effective for decreasing consumption by people with alcohol use disorders (AUDs), as is off-label ... Either acamprosate or oral naltrexone is effective
May 2014

The pros and cons of 'Dry January'

And research shows that alcohol use has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, so more patients than usual may be looking to cut back. ... Senior Writer Mollie Frost delves into the origins of Dry January and offers tips on discussing the concept
January 2022


dropped nationally, while another showing that opioid prescribing for patients with alcohol use disorder (AUD) decreased in New York. ... Concurrent prescriptions of opioids and benzodiazepines declined significantly or remained unchanged since 2016,
June 2022

Tools to screen for alcohol abuse

One in eight adults has an alcohol problem, and four in 10 seniors drink alcohol. ... Two follow-up tools to consider include the 10-question AUDIT (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test), available online, and the six-question CRAFFT (Car, Relax,
September 2012

Alcohol use

A recent study of adults with moderate alcohol consumption found that binge drinking was predictively linked to multiple alcohol problems. ... A person's average level of drinking was not associated with the number of alcohol problems at follow-up.
June 2022

Helping more patients quit smoking

Tobacco product use among adults—United States, 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. ... Delay discounting is reliably associated with a range of health behaviors, including alcohol use, substance use, and physical activity, said study coauthor Jeff Stein,
June 2022

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