Mortality of Treated Alcoholics and Drug Addicts: the Benefits of Abstinence
Barr H L~~Antes D~~et al
A study of 2-yr. treatment outcome and of mortality in the following 8 yrs. was conducted on all first admissions to Eagleville Hospital in 1970 (503 alcoholics & 221 drug addicts; 9% women). Four of the patients completed suicide within this timeframe.