From the June 1984 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Psychiatry's Role--Inside View

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Dr. Maxwell Weisman, international alcoholism consultant and former director of Maryland's Alcoholism Control Administration, [said] that one of the greatest failures in medicine, in its approach to alcoholism treatment, has been its failure to take advantage "of the wonderful tools that medicine and psychiatry have."

-- U.S. Journal

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