alcohol dependence syndrome

alcohol dependence syndrome

A substance-related disorder which is diagnosed based on DSM-IV criteria for all dependence, requiring at least three of the following seven manifest during a 12-month period:
• Tolerance;
• Withdrawal symptoms, or clinically defined Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome;
• Use in larger amounts or for longer periods than intended;
• Persistent desire to continue drinking or unsuccessful efforts to reduce alcohol use;
• Excess time spent obtaining alcohol or recuperating from its effects;
• Personal, social, occupational or recreational activities are compromised due to all use;
• Alcohol use continues despite knowledge of its physical or psychological effects.
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Alcohol dependence syndrome was more common in males as compared to females, this has a significant impact on the health and economic burden of the society.
At his trial he claimed his alcohol dependence syndrome had diminished his responsibility for what he did to the extent that he could not be guilty of murder.
One called by Jason Cooper's defence in his murder trial yesterday told the jury the 28-year-old was suffering from an abnormality of mental functioning due to alcohol dependence syndrome.
44 consecutive patients of alcohol dependence syndrome of experimental group diagnosed as per ICD-10 criteria with abstinence of 2 weeks were selected from among the outpatients/inpatients with the Department of Psychiatry, IGMC and Hospital, Shimla.
It is interesting to note that the major subtype of SRDs was the nondependent abuse of drugs in both the mental disorder group and the control group, followed by alcohol dependence syndrome (1.75% > 0.95%; 0.47% > 0.13%).
Despite being of literary interest since years, the cases of autoscopic phenomena are rare and data is scarce in context of alcohol dependence syndrome.
(1) Assess the pattern of burden on the caregivers of patients with alcohol dependence syndrome.
In total, 50 cases were selected serially from the Psychiatry Outpatient department fulfilling the International Classification of Disease and Related Health problems criteria (ICD-10 criteria) [13] of alcohol dependence syndrome. The diagnosis was made by the faculty of Psychiatry department.
Mr Justice Treacy spoke of Mitchell's "long history of mental health difficulties" and revealed several experts agreed that at the time of Mr Robin's killing, the defendant was suffering from "an abnormality of mind - Alcohol Dependence Syndrome".
[Association analyses of DRD2 (TAQI A, TAQI B, -141CINS/ DEL), DRD4 and DAT genetic polymorphisms with alcohol dependence syndrome in Yunnan Han population].
AUD designation was "based on an ICD diagnosis and compassed alcohol dependence syndrome, alcohol abuse, and alcohol-induced mental disorders," the researchers explained.
Her GP Cyril Patrick O'Neill, of Norton Medical Practice, provided a statement detailing Julie's history of anxiety and depression and the fact she had "several drugs overdose episodes" and suffered alcohol dependence syndrome.
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