n habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
n an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
NIAAA Acting Director Talks About Alcoholism with Al-Anon Family Groups In the newest podcast from Al-Anon, the Acting Director of the NIAAA talks about the impact of a person’s alcoholism on others, and the misperceptions surrounding alcoholism despite current research. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10824385.htm
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