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Symptoms of alcoholism--like wanting a glass of wine when meeting friends?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Not like this
This is a craving for something, in this case alcohol, which causes physical and mental distress and dysfunction unless the substance is ingested. If your alcoholic intake is social as you described, it is not an addiction. If you drink in private, consuming glass after glass, you might have a problem.

In brief: Not like this
This is a craving for something, in this case alcohol, which causes physical and mental distress and dysfunction unless the substance is ingested. If your alcoholic intake is social as you described, it is not an addiction. If you drink in private, consuming glass after glass, you might have a problem.
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