Research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: alcohol dependence and alcohol abuse syndrome

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in alcohol dependence and alcohol abuse syndrome.



This document provides information on alcohol dependence and alcohol abuse syndrome. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr G Rajogopal, NHS Lothian and validated by Dr Michael Farrell, National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London.

Published 1 September 2008