Detailed description of the natural history of Alcohol Abuse


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Detailed description of the natural history of Alcohol Abuse disorder ( total # of pages expected is 6 to answer all of following areas) How the disorder develops over time with treatment How the disorder develops over time without treatment Methods used to diagnose, evaluate, and manage Alcohol Abuse Disorder Initial diagnosis (e.g., physical exam, imaging and/or laboratory testing, special studies, psychological evaluation, psychometric testing) Ongoing management (e.g., physical exam, imaging and/or laboratory testing, special studies, psychological evaluation, psychometric testing) Risk factors Genetics Lifestyle Environmental factors Other causative factors Known Theorized Nervous system structures and/or pathways involved in the disorder (detailed information regarding the underlying pathology as it applies to these structures and functional pathways) Neurotransmitter(s) and receptor system(s) involved in the pathology of the disorder Current treatment options Drug (pharmacologic) therapies Nonpharmacologic therapies (including psychological and other therapeutic services) Type of care providers (e.g., medical, nursing, therapists) Type of healthcare setting (e.g., hospital, home, outpatient, nursing facility) Future areas of research Treatment options Evaluation and diagnostic methods for initial diagnosis Increasing knowledge relating to etiology and pathologic processes

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