alcohol abuse


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alcohol abuse

n.
Substance abuse involving alcohol.
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Secondary prevention of alcohol abuse with college student populations: A skills-training approach.
Thus family members, including children, will make unhealthy modifications to preserve family equilibrium in the presence of alcohol abuse.
Alcohol abuse implies tolerance, whereas dependence does not.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has outlined guidelines for alcohol treatment.
As can be seen in Table 2, GPA, social support, religious type and activity in religious faith were significant predictors of alcohol abuse as evidenced by significant changes in [R.
Semiautomated procedures for evaluation of carbohydrate-deficient transferring in the diagnosis of alcohol abuse.
Mullin, in recovery from alcohol abuse since 1987, began drinking in high school and recalls his father talking to him about their family history of alcoholism.
Last year, 688 people aged over 60 were treated in hospital for alcohol abuse in Wales.
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.

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