Alcohol use disorder is severely undertreated

Photo by Pawel Czerwinski on Unsplash

In a study out of Washington University School of Medicine, researchers determined that fewer than 1 out of 10 patients with alcohol use disorder receive appropriate treatment. Of the patients in the study determined to have alcohol use disorder, only 12% were advised to cut back on their drinking, and 5% were offered information about treatment. This had little to do with access to healthcare, as the majority…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store