Alcoholism

Alcoholism is, broadly, any drinking of alcohol that results in significant mental or physical health problems. Alcoholism is not a recognized diagnostic entity. Predominant diagnostic classifications are alcohol use disorder (DSM-5) or alcohol dependence (ICD-11).Excessive alcohol use can damage all organ systems, but it particularly affects the brain, heart, liver, pancreas and immune system. Alcoholism can result in mental illness, delirium tremens, Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome, irregular heartbeat, an impaired immune response, liver cirrhosis and increased cancer risk. Drinking during pregnancy can result in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Women are generally more sensitive than men to the harmful effects of alcohol, primarily …

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WHO: World Health Organization · 1 June 2024 English

The Green Paper on Alcohol Policy has been Estonia’s strategy document for addressing alcohol-related harms since 2013. Its objectives include: reducing alcohol consumption and curbing harmful drinking patterns; preventing underage …

of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism project “Evaluation of the impact of alcohol America National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism grant “Evaluation of the impact of alcohol control


WHO: World Health Organization · 1 June 2024 English

This publication was developed by the United Nations Children’s Fund (‎UNICEF)‎ Regional Officefor Europe and Central Asia and the World Health Organization (‎WHO)‎ Regional Office for Europe. It aims to …

addressing of psychosocial risks such as poverty, alcoholism or violence.(37) The programme offers at least


EU: European Union · 28 May 2024 English

To support the Cancer Mission, a series of focus groups were organised with citizens in six EU Member States: Bulgaria, Czechia, Finland, France, Lithuania, and Malta. Focus groups addressed cancer …

French culture, and that drinking alcohol (and alcoholism) has been trivialised, thus diminishing its


Urban Institute · 24 May 2024 English

This guide equips advocates and other changemakers with critical information for advancing health equity in behavioral health care, including background on financing and delivery of behavioral health services, an overview …

Characteristics,” National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, accessed May 2, 2024; and “Drug Abuse Statistics


Cato Institute · 22 May 2024 English

likelihood of heart attacks and strokes, and may even treat kidney problems, HIV- related liver disease, alcoholism, and other maladies. It is easy to see why semaglutide was the top- selling drug in the United

kidney problems, HIV‐ related liver disease, alcoholism, and other maladies. It is easy to see why semaglutide


UNU WIDER: United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research · 21 May 2024 English

WIDER Working Paper 2024/33-Extractive industries: transforming states and improving economic management

enforced) and new social problems such as crime and alcoholism. Not surprisingly this generates resentment if


CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 16 May 2024 English

Putin’s war on Ukraine marks the end of the near abroad—the idea that Russia enjoys a special status in much of the post-Soviet space. But while Russia’s neighbors are seeking …

tackle its domestic problems, such as poverty, alcoholism, and a low birth rate. Navalny also supported


Urban Institute · 14 May 2024 English

In 2023, many families relied on credit and savings to meet their food needs. Families who were already facing food hardship were most likely to take on debt to pay …

Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.” Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. https://doi


RAND Corporation · 9 May 2024 English

RAND is supporting the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in advancing understanding of U.S. public mindsets and attitudes toward health and well-being. This report describes the design and fielding of the …

American adults had a substance use disorder (e.g., alcoholism, addiction to opioids). Which of the following


ICP: Institute for Community Prosperity · 8 May 2024 English

It is the traditional land of the Blackfoot Confederacy, including the Siksika, the Kainai, and the Piikani. [...] I extend my gratitude to the people and organizations who invested their …

higher risk prevalence of health risks such as alcoholism, drug use, depression, and suicide attempts.


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