alcohol abuse


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alcohol abuse

n.
Substance abuse involving alcohol.
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Unfortunately this type of alcohol abuse is costing our society and our NHS dear - but it's ingrained over generations.
With one in four Republicans naming drug and alcohol abuse as the most urgent health problem, Trump's emphasis on the opioid crisis fits with his base's high level of concern.
Results revealed that the telomeres of those who struggled with alcohol abuse were shorter than the controls, something that the researchers believe is a hallmark sign of how alcohol abuse speeds up aging on a cellular level.
Instead of addressing the problem successive governments have failed to educate young people about alcohol abuse and instead have simply slapped on new taxes and duties.
9) A third category was created for alcohol consumption: problematic drinking used if a participant did not meet diagnosable criteria for either alcohol abuse or alcohol dependence but met one or two criteria of the seven criteria named for alcohol dependence.
Alcohol abuse rates for early-maturing girls with the most freedom increased three times faster than for early-maturing girls with the least autonomy.
Patients with nicotine dependence, obesity, depressive disorders, and alcohol abuse were had "statistically significant" relative risks of 4.
A team led by James Rodrigue, PHD, with The Transplant Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, examined 118 liver transplant recipients--52% with a history of alcohol abuse that required receiving substance abuse treatment prior to being transplanted.
Scotland's health statistics show that the country has long been in the grip of an alcohol abuse crisis.
Last year, 688 people aged over 60 were treated in hospital for alcohol abuse in Wales.
In one instance, there were concerns raised over alcohol abuse by both of the foster carers.
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently appointed four new members to the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

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