[PDF] Alcohol-related brain damage (ARBD)

Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Publication date:
29 January 2019


This guidance considers the diagnosis of  alcohol-related brain damage (ARBD) and gives an overview of treatment options, before discussing the assessment of capacity with specific reference to the problems presented by ARBD patients. It goes on to reveiew the legal powers available in Scotland, and the use of these powers in particular setting and situations, illustrated by a variety of case examples.