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Do people besides alcoholics experience alcohol problems?

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Dr. Jeff Blixt
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Technically alcoholic is not a medical term. There are various alcohol use disorders such as alcohol dependence and alcohol abuse, there are even recommended daily and weekly drinking limits, there are limitations to all of these definitions.
People in the rooms of aa may have any of the above and self identify as an alcoholic. For whatever reason alcohol just was not working for them anymore.

In brief: Yes

Technically alcoholic is not a medical term. There are various alcohol use disorders such as alcohol dependence and alcohol abuse, there are even recommended daily and weekly drinking limits, there are limitations to all of these definitions.
People in the rooms of aa may have any of the above and self identify as an alcoholic. For whatever reason alcohol just was not working for them anymore.
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Dr. Jeff Blixt
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Absolutely

Their families and loved ones suffer much.

In brief: Absolutely

Their families and loved ones suffer much.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Thank
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