alcoholic

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Synonyms for alcoholic

Synonyms for alcoholic

containing alcohol

Synonyms for alcoholic

a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually

characteristic of or containing alcohol

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addicted to alcohol

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The alcoholic changes in the microanatomy of human pancreatic islets has attracted the attention of many researchers due to the increased incidence of diabetes mellitus in alcoholics.
And support programs like Alcoholics Anonymous can be highly successful for some people.
The cross-party group on Children of Alcoholics will hear from the celebrities at a House of Commons hearing.
Crucially, they are four times more likely to become alcoholics themselves.
Many alcoholics seek counseling as well as 12-step meetings in early recovery; I found the combination to be extremely therapeutic.
In our present study, we have focused on alcoholic liver disease and its various complications using laboratory and radiological investigations.
"The research indicates that getting active in service helps alcoholics and other addicts become sober and stay sober, and suggests this approach is applicable to all treatment-seeking individuals with a desire to not drink or use drugs.
We are conducting a national public information campaign to increase awareness of the help that families and friends of alcoholics or problem drinkers can receive.
I have known alcoholics who have been "dry" for nearly 30 years, but admirably still call themselves alcoholics.
It can be more effective to diagnose an HFA according to the symptoms described in the "Big Book" of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
With respect to illicit drug use, adolescent children of alcoholics who use drugs are more likely to continue doing so during their transition to young adulthood than their peers from non-alcoholic families.
Co-workers of alcoholics tend to experience poor performance, job withdrawal and stress (Bennett and Lehman, 1998).
Children of alcoholics are four times more likely to develop alcohol problems than other children.
The support I have been able to give him does not seem to have been effective, and I wonder if Alcoholics Anonymous might be useful, but know little of what is involved.