Improving alcoholism treatment across the spectrum of services

TitleImproving alcoholism treatment across the spectrum of services
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsHilton, ME, Maisto, SA, Conigliaro, J, McNiel, M, Kraemer, K, Kelley, ME, Conigliaro, R, Samet, JH, Larson, MJ, Savetsky, J, Winter, M, Sullivan, LM, Saitz, R, Weisner, C, Mertens, J, Parthasarathy, S, Moore, C, Hunkeler, E, Hu, TW, Selby, J, Stout, RL, Zywiak, W, Rubin, A, Zwick, W, Shepard, D
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Date PublishedJan
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0145-6008 (Print)0145-6008 (Linking)
Accession Number11198708
Keywords*Quality of Life, Alcoholism/economics/*therapy, Cost-Benefit Analysis/methods, Humans, Primary Health Care/economics/*methods, Substance Abuse Treatment Centers/economics/*methods, Treatment Outcome

This article represents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2000 RSA Meeting in Denver, Colorado. The chair was Michael E. Hilton. The presentations were (1) The effects of brief advice and motivational enhancement on alcohol use and related variables in primary care, by Stephen A. Maisto, Joseph Conigliaro, Melissa McNiel, Kevin Kraemer, Mary E. Kelley, and Rosemarie Conigliaro; (2) Enhanced linkage of alcohol dependent persons to primary medical care: A randomized controlled trial of a multidisciplinary health evaluation in a detoxification unit, by Jeffrey H. Samet, Mary Jo Larson, Jacqueline Savetsky, Michael Winter, Lisa M. Sullivan, and Richard Saitz; (3) Cost-effectiveness of day hospital versus traditional alcohol and drug outpatient treatment in a health maintenance organization: Randomized and self-selected samples, by Constance Weisner, Jennifer Mertens, Sujaya Parthasarathy, Charles Moore, Enid Hunkeler, Teh-Wei Hu, and Joe Selby; and (4) Case monitoring for alcoholics: One year clinical and health cost effects, by Robert L. Stout, William Zywiak, Amy Rubin, William Zwick, Mary Jo Larson, and Don Shepard.

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