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What are symptoms of alcoholism?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Withdrawal and drinking despite negative consequences

When someone drinks depite negative consequences.
If alchohol "calls " them and/or they have withdrawal when they stop.

In brief: Withdrawal and drinking despite negative consequences

When someone drinks depite negative consequences.
If alchohol "calls " them and/or they have withdrawal when they stop.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Also if you having trouble cutting down on your drinking, someone else is annoyed by your drinking, ever felt guilty abt your drinking or had to take a morning drink as an eyeopener, you may have a problem with alcohol. The spectrum from problem drinking to alcoholism vares. If you are having negative consequences of drinking consider peer support eg AA www.aa.org or Lifering.org
Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Addictive Disease

Dr. Nora volkow, head of the natl.
Institute for drug abuse describes an addiction as a: brain disease, which causes a person to engage in a behaviors which may lead to dire consequences, the person knows that, but continues the behaviors. It is possible to be addicted to food, gambling, sex, drug or alcohol. Chronic alcohol abuse can adversely affect every organ in the body except kidneys.

In brief: Addictive Disease

Dr. Nora volkow, head of the natl.
Institute for drug abuse describes an addiction as a: brain disease, which causes a person to engage in a behaviors which may lead to dire consequences, the person knows that, but continues the behaviors. It is possible to be addicted to food, gambling, sex, drug or alcohol. Chronic alcohol abuse can adversely affect every organ in the body except kidneys.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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