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Doctors Speak Out

Posted by George Williams on Monday, September 15th, 2008

The Addiction Today website and magazine recently commissioned a survey of private practice doctors in the UK, regarding their treatment of patients with alcohol and drug problems. The survey results made for shocking reading:

Of the first 114+ doctors who responded:

96.5% are currently treating patients with alcohol problems. 90.4% have seen patients die from alcohol problems. 88.6% see these patients presenting with co-occurring mental issues. 72.8% treat heavy-drinking patients who also present with tobacco-related problems. 83.3% see patients with illicit-drug problems.

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