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.

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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