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Alcohol abuse, as described in the DSM-IV, is a psychiatric diagnosis describing the use of alcoholic beverages despite negative consequences. Alcohol abuse is sometimes referred to by the less specific term alcoholism.


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Alcohol Claims 30,000 Lives Per Year in Britain

Health experts have warned that if
the current trend continues by the year 2031 about 250,000 deaths will occur
due to alcohol abuse unless the Government deals with this problem as seriously
as it did with smoking. According to WHO Britain ranks 16Read More

Posted on : Wednesday, February 23, 2011 2:29 AM
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Too much alcohol intake brings a lot of problems. Accidents occur because of driving under the influence of alcohol [drunk driving]. There are also a lot of diseases because of alcohol such as cirrhosis.
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