alcohol-dependent


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Related to alcohol-dependent: alcohol dependence syndrome
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Adj.1.alcohol-dependent - addicted to alcoholalcohol-dependent - addicted to alcohol; "alcoholic expatriates in Paris"- Carl Van Doren
addicted - compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming; "she is addicted to chocolate"; "addicted to cocaine"
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Department of Justice for a pilot program that will divert non-violent drug and alcohol-dependent offenders directly to treatment after arrest.
I have seen a few alcohol-dependent people cut down successfully, at least for a while, sometimes with medicine.
In the current study, Professor Johnson and his colleagues extended their prior work by analyzing variants of serotonin receptor genes, collectively designated as HTR3, among nearly 300 alcohol-dependent individuals who were participating in a clinical trial of ondansetron.
Seperated from wife Dawn (Vicky McClure), alcohol-dependent soldier Joe Smith (Statham) is AWOL and living rough in London's seedy Soho.
What I have witnessed here in the past two years has been rather miraculous - young people who have lived on the streets or been in prison or been substance or alcohol-dependent - flourishing in front of my eyes, due to the skill, care and perseverance of the tutors.
Such changes may alter an alcohol-dependent person's response to stress, particularly with respect to stress and emotion regulation and motivation for alcohol, which in turn may increase the risk of relapse (Sinha 2001, 2005).
A random group serving in the military in 2003 aged 38 on average, found 37% drinking at a hazardous level and 6% alcohol-dependent.
Winehouse's grizzly end should serve as a stark warning to our younger generation, who have become alcohol-dependent in their social lives.
2003, 2008), including a multisite study, have demonstrated the efficacy of topiramate in very-heavy-drinking alcohol-dependent patients who were not required to be abstinent prior to starting treatment.
Scientists in the US investigated the genetics of 237 college student siblings who had one alcohol-dependent parent but were not alcoholics themselves.
However, some 60% of alcohol-dependent patients have shown a significant improvement over a 12 month period after contact with a professional.
They recommend clinical interventions, targeting alcohol-dependent smokers, and policies that boost smoke-free homes and increase knowledge of harmful effects of smoking.

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