ALCOHOLISM DETOX TREATMENT OUTCOME

The Health Technology Assessment Agency of the Ministry of Science and Innovation has examined the results of our treatment and pointed out its effectiveness. In this way, Tavad has become the only center which offers the best, officially evaluated results.

Our treatment in the hospital achieves 100% success in alcoholism detoxification, strengthening the elimination of abstinence syndrome and craving, however serious the addiction. The results of the examination of our patients when are admitted to and are discharged from the hospital phase of treatment, show significant changes in the analysed areas. Depression, anxiety, hostility, paranoid ideas, phobias and obsessions show a marked improvement during the hospital stay of two days. In this time, the patient becomes stable and manages to recuperate well-being.

In addition to changes in the addiction, mood and executive functions such as making decisions, the improvement of the patient can also be seen in the recovery of organ and system function which may have been damaged as a result of alcohol consumption and other substances commonly associated with alcohol. In this way the cardiovascular and hepatic indices show positive progress during the first month of treatment.

Finally, during the subsequent phase of medical and psychological treatment, which lasts one year, we achieve excellent progress in 91% of the people who began the treatment.

Alcoholism detoxification outcome: Comparative graph

Success in detoxification

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Data evaluated by AETS (Health Technology Assessment Agency) from the Carlos III Health Institute. Ministry of Science and Innovation

Outcome a year after discharge from hospital

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Data obtained from www.datos.org

Clinical Profile of the patient

Age

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Sex

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Marital status

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Years of dependence

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Previous treatments

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Drug-taking

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Clinical Improvement after 2 days (Hospital discharge) and after 9 months

PST (Positive Symptom Total)

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Depressión

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Anxiety

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Phobias

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Interpersonal Sensitivity

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Hostility

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Media and social repercussions of our treatment against Alcoholism

The programme presents Pedro’s case, alcoholic for 40 years and sight-impaired, who after detoxification treatment, was not only rehabilitated, but also recovered his sight.

On the programme “España Directo”, the case of a patient is presented, an ex-alcoholic, who managed to change his lifestyle and get his family back thanks to an Alcoholism rehabilitation programme at Tavad.