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 47-year-old musician, a marijuana advocate, also compared his own drug use over a 20-year period to Gazza's alcohol abuse.
Giving a presentation on the evaluation of the National Intervention against Alcohol Abuse, BIDPA's Professor Patrick Malope recommended that the policy be reviewed so that it was in alignment with the Ministry of Health and Wellness where it has since been transferred.
He said:"Clearly these are worrying statistics and illustrate some of the reasons I have been so supportive of the Scottish Government's measures to tackle alcohol abuse.
And around 300 patients are being seen every month at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust (SWBH) suffering from some form of alcohol abuse.
With one in four Republicans naming drug and alcohol abuse as the most urgent health problem, Trump's emphasis on the opioid crisis fits with his base's high level of concern.
The research found that individuals with a history of alcohol abuse had shorter telomeres, a sign that their cells may be aging faster than an individual of the same age without this history.
(6) As startling as the high prevalence rate of binge drinking are the increasing prevalence rates of diagnosable alcohol abuse and dependence for college students.
However, there was a statistically significant association between inattentive and lax supervision by parents of their daughters and increasing alcohol abuse among early-maturing girls.
The review found that 19.3% of the patients diagnosed with a depressive disorder reported lower back pain, as did 16.75% of patients diagnosed as obese (a body mass index, or BMI, >30kg/mA[sup.2]), 16.53% of the patients diagnosed with nicotine dependence, and 14.66% with reported alcohol abuse.
The review found that 19.3% of the patients diagnosed with a depressive disorder reported lower back pain, as did 16.75% of patients diagnosed as obese (a body mass index, or BMI, >30kg/m[sup.2]), 16.53% of the patients diagnosed with nicotine dependence, and 14.66% with reported alcohol abuse.
According to the Daily Star, Barton and Campbell, who is former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's ex-PR manager, had also urged current PM David Cameron to tackle alcohol abuse at a Tory conference.

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