alcohol dependence syndrome

alcohol dependence syndrome

A substance-related disorder which is diagnosed based on DSM-IV criteria for all dependence, requiring at least three of the following seven manifest during a 12-month period:
• Tolerance;
• Withdrawal symptoms, or clinically defined Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome;
• Use in larger amounts or for longer periods than intended;
• Persistent desire to continue drinking or unsuccessful efforts to reduce alcohol use;
• Excess time spent obtaining alcohol or recuperating from its effects;
• Personal, social, occupational or recreational activities are compromised due to all use;
• Alcohol use continues despite knowledge of its physical or psychological effects.
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One called by Jason Cooper's defence in his murder trial yesterday told the jury the 28-year-old was suffering from an abnormality of mental functioning due to alcohol dependence syndrome.
In total, 50 cases were selected serially from the Psychiatry Outpatient department fulfilling the International Classification of Disease and Related Health problems criteria (ICD-10 criteria) [13] of alcohol dependence syndrome.
Alcohol section was used to get the age of onset of harmful use and to establish a diagnosis of alcohol dependence syndrome based on the 10th edition of international classification of diseases and screening section of this assessment was used to rule out any major psychiatric illness such as psychosis, bipolar affective disorder, dementia, and amnesic syndromes.
Association analyses of DRD2 (TAQI A, TAQI B, -141CINS/ DEL), DRD4 and DAT genetic polymorphisms with alcohol dependence syndrome in Yunnan Han population].
Aplicagao do questionario CAGE para detecgao da sindrome de dependencia do alcool em 700 adultos na cidade de Sao Paulo/Application of CAGE questionnaire for detection of alcohol dependence syndrome in 700 adults in the city of Sao Paulo Revista da Associagao Brasileira de Psiquiatria, 7, 50-53.
The separate substance abuse and dependence classifications were based on alcohol dependence syndrome (ADS) developed by Edwards and Gross in 1976.
AUD designation was "based on an ICD diagnosis and compassed alcohol dependence syndrome, alcohol abuse, and alcohol-induced mental disorders," the researchers explained.
Her GP Cyril Patrick O'Neill, of Norton Medical Practice, provided a statement detailing Julie's history of anxiety and depression and the fact she had "several drugs overdose episodes" and suffered alcohol dependence syndrome.
When it comes to addressing alcohol or drug use problems, one of the most important developments in the past 20 years has been the recognition that only a relatively small fraction of the patients who use alcohol or drugs in quantities that can damage their health meet the criteria for having alcohol dependence syndrome or alcoholism, or are drug addicts.
Indeed, the definitions of the alcohol dependence syndrome also were evolving during this period, further complicating the diagnostic picture (Grant and Harford 1995).
The present study was carried out to examine the association between high risk behaviours and alcohol abuse among patients admitted to an inpatient facility for treatment of alcohol dependence syndrome.
Mr Janas said there was evidence that Pitt-Pladdy's memory for new events had been impaired by years of drug and alcohol abuse and that his Alcohol Dependence Syndrome constituted an "abnormality of mind".
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