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Alcohol use & abuse

by Richard G. Schlaadt

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Published by Dushkin Pub. Group in Guilford, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism -- Popular works.,
  • Alcohol -- Physiological effect.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-133) and index.

    Other titlesAlcohol use and abuse.
    StatementRichard G. Schlaadt.
    SeriesWellness, a modern life-style library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC565 .S344 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1574368M
    ISBN 100879678674
    LC Control Number91072189

    Types of Problem Drinking. Heavy Drinking: When someone consumes more than the daily or weekly guideline amounts for alcohol.2 Binge Drinking: When excessive amounts of alcohol are consumed in a short period of time, resulting in a spike in blood alcohol content (For example, a man who has 5 drinks in 2 hours, or a women who has 4 drinks during that time).5 People who binge drink are.   Below are some common alcohol abuse signs that may indicate whether a person is struggling with alcoholism, or an alcohol use disorder. If you or a loved one has experienced two or more of these criteria within the last 12 months 4, it may point to a problematic pattern of alcohol abuse that could benefit from treatment.

      Alcohol is the world's third largest risk factor for premature mortality, disability and loss of health, resulting in million deaths each year. Alcohol is associated with many serious social and developmental issues, including violence, child neglect and abuse, and absenteeism in the workplace. Alcohol use and abuse. [Bonnie B Graves] -- Presents information about alcohol and why it is used and abused, especially by teenagers. Also provides sources of help for alcohol-related problems. Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library.

      Overview of Alcohol Use and Abuse. Nearly one-third of all adults will meet criteria for an alcohol use disorder at some point in their lives. Many people begin to use alcohol as a way to escape their problems or feel more relaxed. Over the long term, alcohol abuse can cause serious health problems including liver cirrhosis, cancer, and. Continued use despite knowledge of alcohol-related problems __ Drinking is causing problems, but client continues to drink. 5. Marked tolerance __ Needing to drink a lot more to get high __ Diminished effect with use of same amount of alcohol. 6. Characteristic withdrawal symptoms __ Sweating __ Racing heart _'_ Hands shaking.


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