New Directions in Healthcare for Alcohol Use DisorderEuihyeon Na1, Changwoo Han2 and Sungwon Roh3*
- Corresponding Author:
- Sungwon Roh, MD, PhD
Department of Mental Health Research
Seoul National Hospital
Ministry of Health and Welfare. 398 Neungdong-ro
Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 04933, Korea
E-mail: [email protected]
Citation: Na E, Han C, Roh S (2015) New Directions in Healthcare for Alcohol Use Disorder. Health Care Current Reviews 3:144. doi:10.4172/2375-4273.1000144
Copyright: © 2015 Na E, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Alcohol use disorder is a significant cause of the global health burden. Most of conventional strategies in the public healthcare system are based on screening and brief interventions. Although the approach has been shown their effectiveness, various challenges still remain. This paper focuses on the new directions of healthcare for alcohol use disorder regarding the population, methods, and environment.