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International Journal of Family Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 3635907, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3635907
Research Article

Differences between Groups of Family Physicians with Different Attitudes towards At-Risk Drinkers: A Post Hoc Study of the ODHIN Survey in Portugal

1Preventive Medicine Institute, Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon, Edifício Egas Moniz, Avenida Professor Egas Moniz, 1649-028 Lisbon, Portugal
2Tomaz Ribeiro’s Primary Health Care Center, Avenida 25 de Abril, 3460-541 Tondela, Portugal
3Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of Warsaw, Nowowiejska 27, 00-665 Warsaw, Poland
4Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA

Received 27 September 2015; Accepted 21 December 2015

Academic Editor: Hakan Yaman

Copyright © 2016 Frederico Rosário et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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