alcohol abuse

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Synonyms for alcohol abuse

excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic drinks

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Indirectly, ethanol abuse, particularly when longstanding, erodes intimate relationships and social involvement and corrodes work performance and success.
Gross pathology indicated gastrohepatic and intestinal-peritoneal adhesions consistent with ethanol abuse in all animals.
He was a 90 pack-year smoker, and had significant ethanol abuse.
They have been detected in human organs damaged by ethanol abuse and can be used as postmortem markers for premortem ethanol use.
Effects on pubertal hormones by ethanol abuse in adolescents.
In this group, 10 of 15 cases were found to have organ damage from ethanol abuse (in 5 cases, ethanol abuse was accompanied by abuse of other drugs), 3 cases were involved in automobile accidents, 1 case was associated with carbon monoxide poisoning, and 1 was an apparent sudden cardiac arrest.
Presence of nonoxidative ethanol metabolism in human organs commonly damaged by ethanol abuse.
In the context of ethanol abuse, trait markers are those that identify a genetic predisposition to ethanol abuse or to development of complications from excess ethanol intake.
However, the specificity of all of these markers for liver dysfunction as a result of ethanol abuse is low [3].
It has long been known that ethanol abuse leads to end organ damage in the liver and pancreas and, to a smaller extent, in the heart and brain.