Alcohol: A Major Public Health Problem--South Asian Perspective
Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment , 05/14/2012
Singh Balhara YP et al. – Alcohol consumption is the leading risk factor for disease burden in low–mortality developing countries and the third largest risk factor in developed countries. Added to this is the fact that a significant proportion of those needing the help of deaddiction service providers and of mental health professionals present to various other departments including medicine, surgery, gastroenterology, nephrology, and cardiology, among others.