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The development of a multidisciplinary programme for the treatment of alcohol‐related brain injury

The development of a multidisciplinary programme for the treatment of alcohol‐related brain injury This paper provides an overview of the evidence base for alcohol‐related brain injury (ARBI) and describes how this has been used to develop a pilot programme for the treatment of ARBI. Key components include: detoxification, assessment, social behaviour network therapy, cognitive rehabilitation and systematic instruction. The programme is being delivered and evaluated in the north of England by Swanswell, a national drug and alcohol treatment charity. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advances in Dual Diagnosis Emerald Publishing

The development of a multidisciplinary programme for the treatment of alcohol‐related brain injury

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2010 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1757-0972
DOI
10.5042/add.2010.0382
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Abstract

This paper provides an overview of the evidence base for alcohol‐related brain injury (ARBI) and describes how this has been used to develop a pilot programme for the treatment of ARBI. Key components include: detoxification, assessment, social behaviour network therapy, cognitive rehabilitation and systematic instruction. The programme is being delivered and evaluated in the north of England by Swanswell, a national drug and alcohol treatment charity.

Journal

Advances in Dual DiagnosisEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 6, 2010

Keywords: Alcohol‐related brain injury; Families; Carers; Training; Intervention; Wernicke‐Korsakoff's syndrome; Dementia; Swanswell

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