Associated Conditions of Alcoholism


About associated conditions: Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Alcoholism, and underlying causes may be causes of Alcoholism, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Alcoholism. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Alcoholism. People with Alcoholism may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Alcoholism is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.

Associated medical condition statistics for Alcoholism: The following are statistics from various sources about associated diseases and Alcoholism:

Alcoholism as a risk factor: Another type of associated condition is one for which Alcoholism is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Alcoholism is listed as a risk factor includes:

Last revision: April 10, 2003

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