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Alcohol Use Disorders Collection
Alcohol use disorder is a spectrum of issues involving problem drinking. The drinking continues even when faced with alcohol-related job, legal, social, health, or family problems. With severe alcohol use disorder, the individual is physically dependent on the effects of alcohol and may drink to avoid symptoms of withdrawal.
- What is alcohol use disorder?
- What are the risk factors?
- What are the symptoms?
- How is it diagnosed?
- How is it treated?
- What are the screening tests?
- How can I reduce my risk?
- What questions should I ask my healthcare provider about alcohol use disorder?
Find answers in our in-depth report on alcohol use disorder:
Living With Alcohol Use Disorder
Preventing Alcohol Use Disorder
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