Alcoholism diagnosis and treatment is gripped by an all-pervading attitude, engendered by AA and 12-Step followers that one is an alcoholic by confession, not medical diagnosis. AA advocates that before anyone can be helped with alcoholism, they must first admit that they are an alcoholic and then follow a therapy regime which revolves around counselling, … Continue reading Self-diagnosis and self-prescribing: Time for a rethink.
I spoke in Paris last September about the judicial and legal attitudes towards alcoholism and the responsibilities of the various parties in dealing with alcoholism as it present itself in criminal law, family law and medical negligence cases. Here is the link to the Paris talk
Hear the story of one patient's recovery on baclofen: https://soundcloud.com/user-373182399/patient-6
There is now a medical site, for the first time in the English speaking world run by a doctor who uses baclofen to treat alcoholism at here hospital, the Royal Perth in Australia. Here is the link to the site: http://baclofentreatment.com
There is a new mainly US based http://www.theendofmyaddiction.org for alcoholism treatment with baclofen and other medications. Its called The End of My Addiction and has been going for a year or so.
Here is a link to my presentation at the Colloque in Paris: Judicial attitudes towards alcoholism If a treatment for alcoholism comes along which shows that it is a neurological condition which can be treated easily, then what should the judicial response be to this? Indifference? Alcoholism a a huge problem in the legal world because … Continue reading Judicial attitudes to alcoholism and HDB
Dr. Amanda Stafford discovered baclofen for treating her patients by searching internet forums and webites and she tells how useful baclofen is in emergency treatment of severe cases of alcoholism. Baclofen Treatment for worst cases of alcoholism