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Detox

Step One for the Alcoholic

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Catherine Fellman

This book discusses the holistic process of detoxification and treatment of the alcoholic. It includes a thorough discussion of alcohol-induced diseases and health complications due to the chronic abuse of alcohol. Nutritional deficiencies and nutritional therapy are also discussed. This book includes the treatment options available to the alcoholic and the healthcare giver. It compares Inpatient Detoxification with Outpatient Detoxification and Employee Assistance Programs in the treatment of the alcoholic client, to achieve maximal recovery.
Contents: This book includes a thorough discussion of Alcoholism as a disease, the process of detoxification and the holistic treatment of the alcoholic to achieve maximal recovery. It includes alcohol-induced health complications and nutritional deficiencies that result from the chronic abuse of alcohol. This book is a must for all health care professionals.
Although there are an estimated 10 million individuals in the United States today who have alcohol-related problems, there is a tremendous gap in information to the health care professional in the holistic treatment of the alcoholic client and the underlying disease process.