Alcohol Use Disorder
Alcohol Use Disorder subcategories:
- Drinking Drivers (11/5)
- Individuals Recovering from an Alcohol Use Disorder (7/1)
- Pregnant Women With an Alcohol Use Disorder (2/0)
- Teenagers With an Alcohol Use Disorder (13/3)
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A pattern of excessive alcohol use that leads to clinically significant impairment or distress. Diagnostic criteria include a strong desire to drink alcohol, difficulties in controlling its use, risky use, e.g., driving or operating machinery while under the influence, persisting in its use despite harmful personal, social and occupational consequences, pathological organ changes, increased tolerance and physical withdrawal symptoms.
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