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    este efeito, explica o jornal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Pesquisas anteriores feitas pela mesma equipe, na Northern Kentucky University, mostraram que pessoas que tendem a optar por misturas dietéticas têmRead more
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    that drink excessively are not alcohol dependent. Excessive drinking means drinking four drinks or more in a sitting for women or five drinks or more in a sitting for men. While binge drinking is a causeRead more
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    Most everyone knows that the alcohol industry makes billions of dollars per year in profits, but not everyone knows just how far the industry is willing to go in terms of the harm it inflictsRead more
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    may face a higher risk of alcohol dependence throughout their lifetime. Past surveys have found that 28% of high school students begin drinking before age 13, and they’re more likely to drink untilRead more
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    employees are heavy alcohol drinkers, which negatively impacts the work environment as well as one's health. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. website, alcoholism isn'tRead more
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    and are absorbed into the bloodstream. The primary active ingredients in these sanitizers are Ethyl alcohol and Isopropyl alcohol. Ethyl alcohol is also know as ethanol, pure alcohol, grain alcohol and drinkingRead more
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    women with BC. They discovered a dose-dependent increased risk of breast cancer for those who drank alcohol on a daily basis. This proposed threat did not seem to be influenced by the type of alcoholicRead more
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    women with BC. They discovered a dose-dependent increased risk of breast cancer for those who drank alcohol on a daily basis. This proposed threat did not seem to be influenced by the type of alcoholicRead more
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    like alcohol. Beer, wine, and spirits all bear labels clearly indicating the percentage of ethyl alcohol they contain. The problem is that the potency of Colorado marijuana can be much trickier to tieRead more
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    relapse prevention in alcohol dependent subjects. A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial in 64 alcoholic patients revealed that 1,000 mg – 3,000 mg/day of ALC increased the likelihoodRead more

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Alcohol dependence

Disease

Alcohol dependence is a substance-related disorder in which an individual is physically or psychologically dependent upon drinking alcohol. In certain diagnostic models (e.g., the DSM-5), the term has a broader definition that also includes other alcohol use-related disorders as well.According to the DSM-IV criteria for alcohol dependence, at least three out of seven of the following criteria...More