alcohol abuse

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Synonyms for alcohol abuse

excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic drinks

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"I desperately hope this can be the generation which finally sees a decline in alcohol abuse."
One respondent reported that he/she had been diagnosed by a clinician with an alcohol disorder (either alcohol abuse or alcohol dependence).
Low levels of alcohol abuse from seventh to 10th grades involved a 12% increase in perceived parent autonomy granting.
A team led by James Rodrigue, PHD, with The Transplant Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, examined 118 liver transplant recipients--52% with a history of alcohol abuse that required receiving substance abuse treatment prior to being transplanted.
"There are alarming levels of alcohol abuse across Wales -and the rest of the UK - which have devastating consequences."
More and more young people are being treated in hospital for cirrhosis of the liver, and alcohol abuse is often used to excuse yobbish behaviour and serious crime.
Little is known, however, about the co-occurrence of alcohol abuse and non-medical use of prescription drugs among college students and whether this co-occurrence is related to mental illness or need for professional mental health treatment (McCabe et al.
ALCOHOL abuse among elderly people left alone or isolated is a "hidden epidemic" in Wales, health officials have warned.
Conwy County Councillors meeting tomorrow will hear that the authority already has the third highest rate in Wales for alcohol abuse treatment and that concerns over children's welfare due to drug, alcohol, and domestic abuse are the main reasons why people are referred to Conwy Social Services.
The scathing report found that a number of children around the country were being taken in by carers with a history of alcohol abuse, criminal records and even drug issues.
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently appointed four new members to the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
An inquest at Northallerton County Hall heard Mr Turnbull had a history of alcohol abuse, but tests showed he had no alcohol or drugs in his body when he died.
Alcohol abuse affects every Christian congregation, if not every family, in some way.
In Alcohol Abuse and Binge Drinking, the reasons for teen drinking are explored.
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