alcohol misuse


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alcohol misuse

The preferred term in the UK for alcohol abuse. The term alcohol dependence is regarded as less offensive.
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There is no evidence to suggest that problem drinkers are reducing their consumption, so the Bill needs to be part of a suite of actions that need to be taken to combat alcohol misuse, such as funding specialist alcohol treatment services.
7 percent accurate in identifying participants who display alcohol misuse and a level higher than 400 ng/ml was 83 percent accurate in identifying those who showed severe alcohol misuse.
Shanti, which means "being at peace and taking care of oneself" in Punjabi, is running for three years thanks to lottery funding and will provide support and advice for people in the Sikh community as well as helping to raise awareness of alcohol and risks of alcohol misuse.
Colin Shevills, director of Balance, said: "It's outrageous that paramedics don't feel safe in their working environment as a result of other people's alcohol misuse.
In Stockton there were 190 disability claimants citing alcohol misuse, in Middlesbrough there were 180 and in Redcar and Cleveland there were 110.
Youths with bipolar disorder have reported lifetime rates of alcohol misuse of up to 70%, and one recent study found that the demographic group most likely to participate in weekly substance use was 20- to 30-year-old males with bipolar disorder, reported Ms.
More than half of those - 59 per cent - received treatment for cannabis misuse, while a third were treated for alcohol misuse.
Parental alcohol misuse has been identified as a factor in more than 500 child protection cases and a new campaign has been launched in the city to protect children potentially at risk because of excessive drinking in the home.
The new research data show "with high certainty" that screening adults in the primary care setting for alcohol misuse and providing brief behavioral counseling interventions for those found to be engaging in risky or hazardous drinking will yield a moderate benefit--both for individual patients and for the general public.
I CAN'T believe how many times that alcohol misuse has been given as an excuse for crime.
The big issue which needs addressing is alcohol misuse.
Not only this, it will also have a knock-on effect on issues that our members deal with on a daily basis, such as domestic violence and child neglect, which are often related to alcohol misuse.