Alcoholism

Overview

Alcoholism is chronic and often progressive disease. It includes difficulty controlling drinking, preoccupation with alcohol, physical dependence, and denial.

Symptoms

Symptoms include 5 or more drinks daily for a man or 4 for a woman, starting each day with a drink, and guilt.

Treatments

Treatments include detox, counseling, and medications.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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