Year: 1980 Source: Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v.12, no.3, (1982), p.131-140 SIEC No: 19830366

Discusses the fact that many substance abuse patients & patients-to-be no longer fit the categories that have been created for them that tell the professional how to treat them. Conclusions from several literature reviews on alcohol abuse by drug-dependent person, drug abuse by alcoholics & problem drinkers, & combined treatment of alcohol & drug-dependent persons are presented that cite the need for combined treatement alcoholic & drug dependent persons.