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Definition of the noun alcohol addiction
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- habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
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by Thomas Nordegren
Alcohol addiction See Addiction. Alcohol amblyopia Damage to the optic nerve resulting in blurred vision, caused by excessive drinking. Alcohol and Health A series of reports to the U.S. Congress issued periodically by the National Institute ...
by Ian Stolerman
Cross-References ▷Acamprosate ▷Alcohol ▷Disulfiram ▷Naltrexone References Alcohol Addiction ▷ Alcohol Abuse and Dependence Alcohol Dehydrogenase Synonyms ADH; ALDH Definition Alcohol dehydrogenase is an enzyme that is ...
by William N. Thompson Ph.D.
Casinos tacitly acquiesce to alcohol addiction; some would likely say that many casinos promote comorbidity, as drinks are often served to gamblers at the gambling site. In Las Vegas, drinks are considered a free amenity for gamblers.
An Encyclopedia by Geralyn G. Brostrom, Jack Brostrom
Alcohol addiction leads to daily immoderate consumption. Such chronic abuse increases the risk of inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), scarring of the liver ( cirrhosis), inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), heart damage ( cardiomyopathy ...
by James M. Rippe, MD
Alcohol addiction increases susceptibility to hypertension, stroke, arrhythmias, cardiomyopathy, cirrhosis of the liver, hepatitis, jaundice, and cancer. Additionally , capillary hemorrhaging often occurs, causing the noticeable swelling and facial ...
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