Medications Used For Treatment Of Alcoholism
Increasing knowledge about the biological factors that are a part of abuse and dependence has opened the doors for the development of drug therapies that may be useful in the treatment of addictive disorders.
The increased knowledge of brain chemistry and the various neurotransmitter systems that play a role in dependence opens a large array of possibilities for the development of drugs that can aid treatment.
1. Complete a research and list as many types of pharmacotherapy medications used for treatment of acoholism.
2. Select the top two that you believe to be most effective and explain why.
3. Discuss the pros and cons of the two pharmacotherapy medications you selected.
4. Reflect on what you have read about pharmacotherapy medications and assess your perceptions on their use. Would you elect to opt for the use of medications, explain?