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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 194-196

Using benzodiazepine detoxification and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy in the treatment of a patient with generalized anxiety disorder comorbid with high-dose zolpidem dependence


1 Department of Psychiatry, Armed Forces Tao-Yuan General Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, China
2 Department of Psychiatry, National Defense Medical Center, School of Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, China
3 Department of Psychiatry, Armed Forces Tao-Yuan General Hospital, Taoyuan; Department of Psychiatry, National Defense Medical Center, School of Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, China

Correspondence Address:
Han-Wei Chou
No. 168, Zhongxing Rd., Longtan District, Taoyuan City 325, Taiwan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1011-4564.192831

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In recent years, literature has shown that zolpidem dependence is not uncommon in the clinical practice, but there is no standard guideline for treatment of zolpidem dependence. Benzodiazepine detoxification has been widely used for alcohol detoxification, which is also an inhibitory substance. We would like to share the experience of benzodiazepine detoxification and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy in a patient with high-dose zolpidem dependence comorbid with generalized anxiety disorder.


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