Alcoholism may be treated without intensive behavioral counseling.
Recent study: Alcoholics taking the oral medication naltrexone (Depade) who met for 20 minutes on nine occasions with a medical professional had clinical outcomes as good as those who had up to 20 psychotherapy sessions of 50 minutes each. Naltrexone costs up to $5 a day.
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