Attitudes towards nicotine, alcohol and drug dependence among physicians in Israel

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 05/14/2012

Physicians generally reported experiencing lower levels of satisfaction and higher levels of aggression when treating individuals with alcohol or drug dependence compared with other patients. Physicians' attitudes towards addictions have a significant role in the care that clients with addictions receive. Medical education programs in Israel should devote provisions towards educating physicians about addictions.

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