Drug therapy can help alcoholics fight cravings and strengthen their resolve not to drink, argue experts at Behavior Medical Associates, a private outpatient mental health practice in Atlanta, Georgia. They contend that any length of time an alcoholic can go without a drink allows his or her psychological and physiological processes to begin to return to normal. Drugs such as Antabuse cause alcoholics to vomit if they consume alcohol and thus strengthens their determination not to drink. Other medications can reduce an alcoholic’s craving for alcohol and can be especially helpful...
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