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Synonyms for alcoholism

an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess

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[14,15] Two additional reports that noted modest success in the prevention of alcohol misuse in longitudinal follow-up studies did provide indirect controls for prior drinking experience.
Alcohol misuse has been blamed for more than 5,000 deaths in England and Wales in each of the past 10 years.
Last year, 22 deaths due to drug or alcohol misuse were recorded by Shropshire's Coroner's Court.
The numbers for Warwickshire were very similar with 867 children affected by parental alcohol misuse and 933 by drug misuse.
Alcohol misuse can have a devastating effect on our sense of self-worth and physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health.
An exclusive analysis of the budget reveals that most councils in the West Midlands met area are planning to cut their expenditure on treating, preventing and reducing harm from alcohol misuse in adults for 2017/18.
Alcohol misuse was determined by giving participants the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, which asks questions such as how often a participant binge drinks, is unable to stop drinking or feels remorseful about drinking.
The attacks are now taking their toll on the workers, with three in five saying they should not have to deal with the consequences of alcohol misuse.
Binge Drinking and Alcohol Misuse Among College Students and Young Adults
HOSPITAL admissions due to alcohol misuse cost the Welsh NHS a staggering PS109m every year.
Some 480 people claimed for one of several forms of disability benefit and cited alcohol misuse as the main reason, according to latest Government figures.
The All Parliamentary Party Group on Alcohol Misuse says labels must get cigarette-style warnings.
More than 10 teams representing organisations that work with people with drug and alcohol issues - and people who use the services - are lining up for the fourth annual five-a-side football tournament aimed at promoting awareness of alcohol misuse.
Alcohol misuse was found to be a strong predictor of attenuations in mismatch negativity, and alcohol's effect was even more pronounced in bipolar disorder patients than in control subjects.