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Addiction 101: Alcohol with Mariah and Dr. Tahir

Addiction 101: Alcohol with Mariah and Dr. Tahir

Update: 2021-08-06


Sections from this episode include

  • Medications to treat alcohol intoxication and withdrawal

  • Which medications may be contraindicated due to liver damage and the alternatives to use instead

  • The four stages of alcohol addiction as well as the timeline and symptoms of withdrawal

  • Review of diagnostic tools such as CIWA and the CAGED questions

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National Institute on Drug Abuse

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Addiction 101: Alcohol with Mariah and Dr. Tahir

Addiction 101: Alcohol with Mariah and Dr. Tahir