problem drinking

problem drinking

The consumption of any amount of alcohol that causes life problems for the drinker. Issues related to the unhealthy use of alcohol arise when drinking compromises one's job, legal standing, social relationships, or health. Problem drinking is often used as a synonym for alcohol abuse or alcoholism.
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Yet once a patient was identified as a problem drinker, many respondents were dissatisfied with the availability of resources for treatment, especially for early problem drinking.
The present study investigated restrained drinking and self-control in relation to alcohol consumption and problem drinking in a sample of adolescents.
Researchers attribute the rise in problem drinking among young women to social trends that have emerged and accelerated in the past two decades.
Ensuring Solutions to Alcohol Problems produces authoritative, research-based information and tools on problem drinking, placing them in the hands of business leaders, policy makers, and others working to save lives and money by increasing access to treatment.
SCOTLAND'S bid to set a minimum price for booze to tackle problem drinking breaches EU law if options such as raising taxes exist, judges have ruled.
But perhaps now would be a good time for both sides in this divisive debate to consider other approaches to problem drinking.
DAVID Cameron yesterday insisted he was determined to crack down on problem drinking amid reports the Government has abandoned plans for minimum alcohol pricing.
Washington, December 15 ( ANI ): A high level of negative emotionality may lead to problem drinking when it occurs together with sensitivity to a drug-based reward, a new study has suggested.
Many organisations find out that the number of their employees engaged in drug taking and problem drinking is far greater than they envisaged and too great to be dealt with as a matter of discipline alone.
A Department of Health spokeswoman said: "The Government has wasted no time in taking tough action to tackle problem drinking, including plans to stop supermarkets selling below cost alcohol.
GUINNESS manufacturer Diageo is considering backing a ban on selling alcohol below the cost of duty and VAT - but denied any link between price and problem drinking, it was reported yesterday.
She said:"Many admissions will be people who suffer from problem drinking or alcoholism.

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