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How can you tell if someone is an alcoholic. Are there any symptoms or behaviors?
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
Higher risk for alchol abuse is if you drink more thant 14 drinks per week for males (7 for women), more than 3 drinks per ocassion (binge).
Alcoholism , not clear definition, but alcoholic behavior consist of selfdestructive action (missing work, lack of motivation, irritable, aggressive, abusive, melancholic, depressed, suicidal, gambling, use of ilicit drug, getting arrested, dui etc).

In brief: Yes
Higher risk for alchol abuse is if you drink more thant 14 drinks per week for males (7 for women), more than 3 drinks per ocassion (binge).
Alcoholism , not clear definition, but alcoholic behavior consist of selfdestructive action (missing work, lack of motivation, irritable, aggressive, abusive, melancholic, depressed, suicidal, gambling, use of ilicit drug, getting arrested, dui etc).
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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