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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Is it just me or does it seem overly simplistic in a country where problem drinking has been deeply embedded in our culture for decades?
Washington, July 30 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking are more than twice as likely to suffer from severe memory impairment in later life.
Professor Sheila Hollins, Chair of the British Medical Association's Board of Science, said the study has renewed the organisation's call for a minimum alcohol unit price of 50p to curb problem drinking.
However, coroner Mary Burke said that Matthew was a 'troubled' man who had contacted health services on several other occasions about his problem drinking and low mood and had been prescribed anti-depressant sertraline at Almondbury Surgery last July.
If we do not address problem drinking as a priority, we will condemn another generation to a downward spiral of alcohol abuse.
The measure was left out of the Government's plans to combat problem drinking in July, despite having been vocally championed by the Prime Minister.
concrete evidence" minimum pricing could reduce the harmful effects of problem drinking without hurting those who drank responsibly.
Especially since the toll of problem drinking is so obvious - in terms of disorder, crime and health.
Chapters do not downplay the serious health and social ills caused by alcoholism, and even assess whether anthropologists tend to "deflate" the issue of problem drinking.
MINISTERS are proposing a minimum price of 45p a unit for the sale of alcohol in England and Wales as part of a drive to tackle problem drinking.
Radical proposal - pages 14&15) IT may be painfully slow progress but it's good to see governments (on both sides of the Severn Bridge), health workers and alcohol charities all working together to tackle problem drinking.
There are the very ones some Ipswich shopkeepers have agreed to stop selling to try to solve problem drinking - all credit to them.

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