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Shand F, Gates J
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
This booklet describes the most effective ways to screen, assess and treat risky or dependent drinkers, and provides sources of further information about how to carry out the treatments described. The booklet is not a treatment manual and does not replace proper training in the techniques described.
It is a brief version of the Guidelines for the treatment of alcohol problems, available at: http://www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/publicat/document/alcprobguide.pdf
The guidelines are based on the best available evidence at the time of publication.
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