Introduction: Alcohol abuse


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Alcohol abuse: Excessive use of alcohol ranging from binge drinking to severe alcoholism

Alcohol abuse: Alcoholism, also known as alcohol dependence, is a disease. Alcoholism is a chronic, often progressive disease with symptoms that include a strong need to drink despite negative consequences, such as serious job, relationships, or health problems. Like many other diseases, it has a generally predictable course, has recognized symptoms, and is influenced by both genetic and environmental factors that are being increasingly well defined.1

Researching symptoms of Alcohol abuse: Further information about the symptoms of Alcohol abuse is available including a list of symptoms of Alcohol abuse, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Alcohol abuse, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Misdiagnosis and Alcohol abuse: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Alcohol abuse, failure to diagnose Alcohol abuse, underlying causes of Alcohol abuse (possibly misdiagnosed), or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Alcohol abuse: Various information is available about treatments available for Alcohol abuse, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Alcohol abuse: Research more detailed information about the causes of Alcohol abuse, other possibly hidden causes of Alcohol abuse, or other general information about Alcohol abuse.

Statistics and Alcohol abuse: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Alcohol abuse, prevalence and incidence statistics for Alcohol abuse, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Alcohol Abuse and Treatment: NWHIC

Last revision: Nov 8, 2003

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