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How can I tell if i'm experiencing alcohol dependence / addiction?

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry
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In brief: Check symptoms

These terms are used interchangeably alcohol dependence occurs when you have to take higher doses to get the same effect and you develop withdrawal symptoms when you quit "cold turkey" addiction is the case when you have major areas in your life negatively being impacted and you are still not able to stop.

In brief: Check symptoms

These terms are used interchangeably alcohol dependence occurs when you have to take higher doses to get the same effect and you develop withdrawal symptoms when you quit "cold turkey" addiction is the case when you have major areas in your life negatively being impacted and you are still not able to stop.
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cage questions

Have you tried to cut down on drinking? Have you been annoyed by criticism of your drinking? Have you ever felt bad or guilty about drinking? Have you ever drank first thing in the morning, called an eye opener? The capitalized letters spell cage.
If you answer yes to any of the questions, chances are you have a problem. Check out www.Aa.Org.

In brief: Cage questions

Have you tried to cut down on drinking? Have you been annoyed by criticism of your drinking? Have you ever felt bad or guilty about drinking? Have you ever drank first thing in the morning, called an eye opener? The capitalized letters spell cage.
If you answer yes to any of the questions, chances are you have a problem. Check out www.Aa.Org.
Dr. Kevin Passer
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