Articles related to alcohol dependence
What Is Alcoholism? (Alcohol Dependence Syndrome)
The term "alcoholism" refers to a disease known as alcohol dependence syndrome, the most severe stage of a group of drinking problems which begins with ...
Alcohol Abuse vs. Alcohol Dependence - Alcoholism - About.com
May 27, 2014 ... What is the difference between alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence?
Diagnostic Criteria for Alcohol Abuse and Dependence - Alcoholism
Diagnosis is the process of identifying and labeling specific conditions such as alcohol abuse or dependence.
FastStats - Alcohol Use - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jul 14, 2014 ... Information on the use and abuse of alcohol in the United States. Provided by the National Center for Health Statistics.
Alcohol & Drug Information - NCADD
Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the U.S. 17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults, suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence ...
Alcohol Abuse Screening Quiz - Alcoholism - About.com
May 22, 2014 ... This quiz does not provide a diagnosis of alcohol abuse, alcohol dependence or alcoholism. The results cannot substitute for a full evaluation ...
Alcoholism/Alcohol Addiction - Symptoms and Diagnosis
Alcohol problems occur at different levels of severity, from mild and annoying to life-threatening. Although alcohol dependence (alcoholism) is the most severe ...
Basic Alcoholism Information - About.com
What exactly is alcoholism? Is it inherited? What is the difference between alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence? Find answers to these and other frequently ...
Signs and Symptoms of Alcoholism - Alcohol - About.com
Aug 8, 2014 ... Those who use alcohol may begin to show early signs of a problem, then progress to showing symptoms of alcohol abuse; if drinking continues ...
What Is Alcohol Abuse? - Getting the Facts - Alcoholism - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... Alcohol abuse differs from alcoholism in that it does not include an extremely strong craving for alcohol, loss of control, or physical dependence.