“Patients themselves often comment after a couple of months of treatment that, to their surprise, they no longer are particularly interested in drinking. Previously, alcohol had been the focus of their lives, the main thing they were thinking about. Somehow the treatment had gotten rid of the obsession.”

This is one of the most startling things about how naltrexone works in combatting alcohol use disorder. Read the whole article here, published by the C Three Foundation:

 

How Opioid Antagonists Reduce the Craving for Alcohol
http://www.cthreefoundation.org/how-opioid-antagonists-reduce-the-craving-for-alcohol.html#.WRs9mdy1vIU

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