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Recognizing alcoholism and its effects

St. Clair, Harvey R.

Recognizing alcoholism and its effects

a mini-guide

by St. Clair, Harvey R.

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Published by Karger in Basel, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism.,
  • Alcohol -- Toxicology.,
  • Alcohol, Ethyl -- adverse effects.,
  • Alcoholism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-96) and index.

    StatementHarvey R. St. Clair.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC565 .S7 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105 p. ;
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2029750M
    ISBN 103805553951
    LC Control Number91007037

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    Risky drinking may be a sign of a medical condition called alcohol use disorder. It's a chronic disease that affects your brain. An estimated 16 million people -- adults and adolescents -- in the Author: Rachel Reiff Ellis. Theory. Alcoholism is a chronic problem. However, if managed properly, damage to the brain can be stopped and to some extent reversed. In addition to problem drinking, the disease is characterized by symptoms including an impaired control over alcohol, compulsive thoughts about alcohol, and distorted thinking. Alcoholism can also lead indirectly, through excess consumption, to physical Specialty: Psychiatry.

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