alcohol abuse

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alcohol abuse

n.
Substance abuse involving alcohol.
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Noun1.alcohol abuse - excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic drinksalcohol abuse - excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic drinks
drug abuse, substance abuse, habit - excessive use of drugs
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The acronym stands for Sex (male), Age (<19 or >45), Depression, Previous attempts, Ethanol abuse, Rational thinking loss, Social supports lacking, Organized plan, No spouse, and Sickness.
MicroRNAs: Master regulators of ethanol abuse and toxicity?
In addition to mediating FASD-related attention deficits, alterations in the dopaminergic neurotransmitter system also could underlie the increased incidence of ethanol abuse and other substance abuse disorders that has been observed in individuals exposed to ethanol in utero as well as in animal models of FASD (Alati et al.
If prolonged ethanol abuse is suspected, carbohydrate-deficient transferrin or fatty acid ethyl esters could be used as plasma biomarkers.
8) Risk is assigned to male Sex, Age older than 25, Depression if present, Previous suicide attempt, Ethanol abuse, Rational thinking loss, deficient Social support, Organized plan, No spouse, and Sickness.
Objective: Ethanol abuse exacerbates copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn) deficiencies resulting in metabolic alterations that frequently lead to increased ethanol intake.
The cause of death was combined toxic effects of intravenous heroin abuse and ethanol abuse with a contribution by chronic HIV infection.
Regarding the nonoxidative pathway of ethanol metabolism, the pancreas appears to accumulate more FAEEs after ethanol abuse than any other functional--as opposed to structural--organ.