Geriatric alcohol use disorder: A review for primary care physicians

Tanner J. Bommersbach, Maria I. Lapid, Teresa A. Rummans, Robert M. Morse

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Abstract

Alcohol use disorder in the geriatric population is a growing public health problem that is likely to continue to increase as the baby boomer generation ages. Primary care providers play a critical role in the recognition and management of these disorders. This concise review will focus on the prevalence, risk factors, screening, and clinical management of geriatric alcohol use disorder from a primary care perspective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)659-666
Number of pages8
JournalMayo Clinic proceedings
Volume90
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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