Efficacy of baclofen in treating alcohol dependence


09Mar2018 11:00 - 12:00

PhD defence ceremony

Baclofen is a drug used primarily to treat spasticity, but has also been increasingly prescribed to treat alcohol use disorder in recent years. Esther Beraha Menahem investigates the efficacy of prescribing high-dose baclofen to patients with alcohol dependency. Another aim id to gain more insight into the working mechanism of this drug.

E. Beraha Menahem: Baclofen, (How) Does It Work? The Efficacy and Working Mechanism of High-Dose Baclofen in the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence.


Prof. R.W.H.J. Wiers

Prof. A.E. Goudriaan



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Published by  University of Amsterdam