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Can alcholism develop after one session drinking?
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
In brief: Not really
I have heard it said that after certain folks took their first drink, or tried a certain drug for the first time, they immediately "knew" that was for them and spent the rest of their life struggling with a problem of abusing that substance.
In general, a person will not become an alcoholic after a single, binge drinking session. But, if you are concerned, maybe you should avoid alcohol?

In brief: Not really
I have heard it said that after certain folks took their first drink, or tried a certain drug for the first time, they immediately "knew" that was for them and spent the rest of their life struggling with a problem of abusing that substance.
In general, a person will not become an alcoholic after a single, binge drinking session. But, if you are concerned, maybe you should avoid alcohol?
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