Year : 1992  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 351--358

Alcohol and the Soldier


D Saldanka1, DS Goel2 
1 Classified Specialist (Psychiairy), 92 Base Hospital, C/O 56 APO
2 Classified Specialist (Psychiatry), Command Hospital, Northern Command, C/O 56 APO

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D Saldanka
Classified Specialist (Psychiairy), 92 Base Hospital, C/O 56 APO

One hundred and fifteen cases of alcohol dependence syndrome admitted during a two year period in a zonal referral hospital were studied. Vie majority of the subject were between the age of 30 to 50 years and had more than 10 year«SQ»s history of alcohol abuse. 19.26% of the subjects had to be invalided out of service. 66.09% remained under various categories of observation after the treatment. At the end of two year«SQ»s follow-up only 12% of them had recovered completely. Preventive measures in the light of state policies are discussed.


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Saldanka D, Goel D S. Alcohol and the Soldier.Indian J Psychiatry 1992;34:351-358


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