A 20-year-old female asked:
whar are the clinical manifestations of excessive alcohol consumption ?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas answered
41 years experience Psychiatry
Being drunk: Being intoxicated are the primary manifestations -- slurred speech, loss of control of fine motor movements, confusion with tasks requiring thinking, emotional instability, sometimes irritability, inappropriate laughter, staggering gait -- all the way to stupor and coma. If using despite harm to relationships and social responsibilities (like work) these are all signs of excessive use.
Answered on Aug 23, 2016
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