alcohol misuse


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alcohol misuse

The preferred term in the UK for alcohol abuse. The term alcohol dependence is regarded as less offensive.
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5 billion a year (14 million days) is lost by UK industry due to alcohol misuse.
Caption: Alcohol misuse was a strong predictor of attenuations in mismatch negativity, and alcohol's effect was stronger in bipolar disorder patients than in controls.
Around 3,600 incidents of domestic violence in the last 12 months have been linked to alcohol misuse.
Both have good sensitivity and specificity for detecting the full spectrum of alcohol misuse.
In Stockton there were 190 disability claimants citing alcohol misuse, in Middlesbrough there were 180 and in Redcar and Cleveland there were 110.
Alcohol Concern is the national charity on alcohol misuse campaigning for effective alcohol policy and improved services for people whose lives are affected by alcohol-related problems.
But there was a link between combat and alcohol misuse, anger or post-traumatic stress.
Structural signs of alcohol misuse in young people include shrinking of the brain and significant changes to white matter tracts.
AROUND 115,000 people in Birmingham are risking their health by drinking too much, costing the city's economy an estimated PS200 million a year, Shock new figures from Birmingham-based support charity Aquarius reveal that nearly 20 per cent of businesses in the city see alcohol misuse as a 'major problem.
Given the substantial cost of alcohol misuse, it is imperative to examine factors that may contribute to problematic drinking so that interventions can be employed to address this issue within the military.
Figures show that the knock-on effects of alcohol misuse cost Scots pounds 3.
DAN 24/7 will help anyone concerned about their own or someone else's drug or alcohol misuse.