alcohol use disorder


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alcohol use disorder

n.
A substance abuse disorder involving alcohol.
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Barriers to and facilitators of alcohol use disorder pharmacotherapy in primary care: a qualitative study in five VA clinics.
Rehm pointed out that on average, alcohol use disorders shorten life expectancy by more than 20 years, and dementia is one of the leading causes of death for these people.
Successful adjustment in alcohol use disorders could be found in atypical abusers, social drinkers, and abstainers [9].
Co-occurrence of eating disorders and alcohol use disorders in women: A meta-analysis.
Our results demonstrate a high prevalence of Major Depression, Bipolar I Disorder, Agoraphobia, Drug Abuse, Drug Dependence, Separation Anxiety and Conduct Disorder in the adult population of Colombia with Alcohol Use Disorders, confirming what has been shown elsewhere (27,28).
An important consideration for the next generation of studies identifying the causal mechanisms linking alcohol use disorders (AUDs) with stress-related psychiatric disorders is that, like healthy men and women, female and male alcoholics differ in stress responsivity.
As discussed earlier, screening measures have high sensitivity and are likely to overidentify alcohol use disorders. Therefore, if screening is the only method used to determine the presence of an alcohol use disorder, the number of people referred to treatment who do not meet criteria for a current alcohol-related disorder (i.e., false positives) increases.
Joint tests showed that the array of drinking status variables and the composite measure of problems related to current drinking and lifetime alcohol use disorder were significant in the logistic model, and the array of drinking status variables was significant in the conditional regression model.
During the 3-year follow-up period, 9.7% of subjects developed a new-onset anxiety disorder, 5.9% of participants newly met DSMIV diagnostic criteria for alcohol use disorder, and 2% developed a new-onset drug use disorder.
Co-morbid depression in patient diagnosed to have Alcohol dependence: Persons who have an Alcohol Use Disorder commonly suffer from other disorders at the same time.
Although the self-medication hypothesis proposes that the initial development of an alcohol use disorder is reactionary to PTSD or other posttraumatic psychiatric disorders, an important corollary is that alcohol abuse impedes recovery and even worsens symptoms of posttraumatic mental health disorders.
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