- Drinking behavior and motivation for treatment among alcohol-dependent liver transplant candidatesR M Weinrieb
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
J Addict Dis 20:105-19. 2001..Alcoholism interventions should accommodate their medical condition and boost motivation for continued abstinence...
- Alcoholism treatment after liver transplantation: lessons learned from a clinical trial that failedR M Weinrieb
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Psychosomatics 42:110-6. 2001..Barriers to posttransplant alcoholism included infirmity, intensive medical management, and denial for alcoholism treatment. Because 30%-50% of alcoholic patients drink after transplant, the authors suggest using MET alone pretransplant...
- Interpreting the significance of drinking by alcohol-dependent liver transplant patients: fostering candor is the key to recoveryR M Weinrieb
Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Liver Transpl 6:769-76. 2000..Consequently, we advocate a flexible approach to clinical decision making for the transplant professional caring for an alcoholic patient who has resumed drinking and provide specific guidelines for patient management...