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I am fully aware alcoholism can lead to bad choices, but he was raised better and is smarter than that.Carolyn Hax: Her son isn’t there for his child, but she can still be a good grandma|Carolyn Hax|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Calling the medium of video games addictive is, as he said, like saying alcoholism is caused by bottles, not what’s in it.Video games deserve better than blanket, parachute coverage from reporters who don’t get it|Gene Park|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
From there, its use spread throughout Eastern Europe as a generalized medical treatment for a wide variety of ailments, from alcoholism and depression to motion sickness and post-traumatic stress disorder.
The disgraced reporter, who is struggling with alcoholism, loses her job.
At a disciplinary hearing a year later, a judge ruled that her alcoholism and mental health posed a “substantial threat of irreparable harm to the public” and suspended Dwyer-Jones from practicing law for a year.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residents|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel Philip|October 6, 2020|ProPublica
This replaces the older “alcohol abuse” and even older “alcoholism,” which has been out of favor among scientists for decades.Americans Drink Too Much, But We’re Not All Alcoholics|Gabrielle Glaser|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One interpretation suggests he is the embodiment of whisky, a lewd allusion to a tenured tradition of Scottish alcoholism.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Consuming yagé is believed to be a general cure-all for almost anything: cancer, depression, alcoholism, etc.
Do you have any history of dealing with alcoholism, or abuse?Patricia Arquette Uncut: Drunken Mischief with Johnny Depp, ‘True Romance’ Crush, and ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It appears, based on this chart, that alcoholism is a larger problem in the red states than in the blue.
It must be borne in mind that chronic alcoholism makes a number of serious organic diseases run a latent course.
Wounds of the head, alcoholism, and epilepsy are prominent factors in the production of circular insanity.
Where it comes on without obvious cause there is commonly a bad family history of nervousness or alcoholism.
Already you have a semi-comic "gold-cure" for alcoholism, and you have heard of the geophagism of certain African tribes.Prince Zaleski|M.P. Shiel
For cases of alcoholism in the earlier stages there is but little difficulty.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
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A chronic disease associated with the excessive and habitual use of alcohol; the disease, if left unattended, worsens and can kill the sufferer. Alcoholism is marked by physical dependency and can cause disorders in many organs of the body, including the liver (see cirrhosis), stomach, intestines, and brain. It is also associated with abnormal heart rhythms, with certain cancers, and, because of loss of appetite, with poor nutrition. The cause of alcoholism is very complicated and most often involves a mixture of physical, psychological, and possibly genetic factors.