nonproblematic drinking

nonproblematic drinking

(nŏn″prŏb-lĕ-măt′ĭk)
In alcohol-related research, alcohol consumption that does not adversely affect a person's physical or mental health, or his or her occupation, family life, or functioning in society. The consumption of less than one standard drink daily normally constitutes nonproblematic drinking.
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The literature also provides personal accounts through qualitative inquiry about individuals who have learned controlled, nonproblematic drinking after having previously abused alcohol (Edwards et al.
The rates of nonproblematic drinking at followup were 40 percent and 23 percent.
When Kishline repopularized the idea that some people could return to nonproblematic drinking, she aroused the ire of the NCADD, which denounced the idea in a July 1995 press release.