[Long-Term Problem With Addictive Substances Dependence and Its Solution: A Case Report].

[Long-term problem with addictive substances dependence and its solution: a case report].

Cas Lek Cesk. 2013; 152(2): 76-8
Nešpor K, Matanelli O, Karbanová H

The recovery of a male health professional dependent on alcohol and other psychoactive substances was possible only after long-term cooperation with the organization Alcoholics Anonymous. This case report illustrates the principle that addiction is a chronic disease and its treatment is successful if it is treated as a chronic disease. Keywords: dependence on psychoactive substances – treatment – Alcoholics Anonymous – relapse prevention. HubMed – addiction