Posts Tagged “alcoholism”

Critique du livre « Le dernier verre » par la revue médicale spécialisée Alcohol and Alcoholism

By | novembre 6, 2011

Alcohol & Alcoholism Vol. 44, No. 3, p. 337, 2009 doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agp015 – C. Mcintosh – Cette revue est le porte parole officiel du « British Council on Alcoholism », homologue britannique de la « Société Française d’alcoologie ». Le Dr Olivier Ameisen est un remarquable chercheur en médecine qui partage son parcours d’une addiction […]

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Drug could offer respite for alcoholics – 05/07/2011

By | juillet 26, 2011

By Rehman Tungekar Jul. 05, 2011 – http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-07-05/drug-could-offer-respite-alcoholics-88719# Baclofen was designed as a muscle relaxant. But a small group of physicians now prescribe it to patients suffering from alchoholism as a way to reduce patients’ craving for alchohol. Rehman Tungekar spoke with doctors and patients using the medication to help kick the habit. Rebecca agreed […]

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Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB)-deficiency in alcohol-dependence?

By | juillet 1, 2011

Ameisen O. – Alcohol and Alcoholism. 2007 Sep-Oct;42(5):506. Epub 2007 Aug 1. I wish to propose a hypothesis that could help explain some of the effects of baclofen in alcohol dependence that are described in Dr. Bucknam’s case study (Bucknam, 2007) and in my self-case report (Ameisen, 2005). At a behavioural level, alcohol, baclofen and […]

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Baclofene – Complete and prolonged suppression of symptoms and consequences of alcohol-dependence using high-dose baclofen: a self-case report of a physician.

By | juillet 1, 2011

Ameisen O. – Alcohol and Alcoholism. 2005 Mar-Apr;40(2):147-50. Epub 2004 Dec 13. AIMS: To test whether the dose-dependent motivation-suppressing effect of baclofen in animals could be transposed to humans, and suppress craving and sustain abstinence. METHODS: Neurologists safely use up to 300 mg/day (10 times the dosage currently used for alcohol dependence) of high-dose oral […]

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Paru dans « Science » le 6 mai 2011

By | juin 12, 2011

LA REVUE AMÉRICAINE « SCIENCE » CONSACRE UNE PLEINE PAGE AU LIVRE « LE DERNIER VERRE » D’OLIVIER AMEISEN AINSI QU’A SES TRAVAUX. PARU LE 6 MAI 2011, L’ARTICLE RELATE LES 6 ANS DE COMBAT D’OLIVIER AMEISEN AFIN DE FAIRE RECONNAITRE LE BACLOFÈNE DANS LE TRAITEMENT DE LA MALADIE ALCOOLIQUE. SES APPELS REPETÉS ET RESTÉS […]

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