Alcohol Problems

Joseph Merrill, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
School of Medicine
University of Washington

 Learning Objectives


By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Screen and assess older adults for unhealthy alcohol use and alcohol use disorders.
  • Describe the indications for and pharmacology of alcohol use disorder medications.
  • Discuss emerging models for alcohol treatment in older adults.

[From the Spring 2015 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]