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Professional Perspectives on Supporting those with Alcohol-Related Neurocognitive Disorders: Challenges & Effective Treatment. / Heirene, Robert; John, Bev; O'Hanrahan, Marie; Angelakis, Ioannis; Roderique-Davies, Gareth.

In: Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, Vol. 39, No. 3, 1898294, 17.03.2021, p. 301-327.

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title = "Professional Perspectives on Supporting those with Alcohol-Related Neurocognitive Disorders: Challenges & Effective Treatment",
abstract = "We interviewed health and social care professionals (n = 17) supporting those with Alcohol-Related Neurocognitive Disorders (ARNDs) to better understand the challenges they face and garner recommendations for effective treatment. Thematic qualitative content analysis was used to systematically analyze interview transcripts. Key challenges associated with treating ARNDs included the challenging behaviors of those with the disorders, their significant physical and mental health needs, stigmatization from others, and a general lack of understanding and awareness of ARNDs. Multiple recommendations for effective treatment were proposed, including first ensuring a comprehensive assessment and diagnostic process is undertaken that informs treatment, multidisciplinary input, and person-specific interventions. ABBREVIATIONS: ARBD: Alcohol-related brain damage: ARND: Alcohol-related neurocognitive disorder: ARD: Alcohol-related dementia: AUD: Alcohol use disorder: DSM: diagnostic & statistical manual of mental disorders: KS: Korsakoff{\textquoteright}s syndrome: NICE: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence: WE: Wernicke{\textquoteright}s Encephalopathy: WKS: Wernicke{\textquoteright}s Korsakoff syndrome.",
keywords = "Alcohol-related neurocognitive disorders, Korsakoff{\textquoteright}s syndrome, Alcohol-related dementia, Alcohol-related brain damage, Qualitative content analysis",
author = "Robert Heirene and Bev John and Marie O'Hanrahan and Ioannis Angelakis and Gareth Roderique-Davies",
note = "Funding Information: RH?s involvement has been supported by a Knowledge & Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS-II) in partnership with Solas Cymru, awarded to GR-D and BJ. KESS- is a pan-Wales higher level skills initiative led by Bangor University on behalf of the HE sector in Wales. It is part funded by the Welsh Government European Social Fund (ESF) convergence programme for West Wales and the Valleys. Solas Cymru provide housing and support to those who are homeless and/or misuse substances. We would like to acknowledge and thank the many health and social care professionals who took part in interviews. Thanks are also due to Jesse Steele for his assistance with preparing the references and supplemental documents for this study. ",
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