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Alcoholism

Alcoholism is the most common form of drug abuse in most nations of the world. Alcohol abuse defined by the existience of ongoing negative consequences from drinking. Alcoholism is defined as a compusive drinking behavior is an aggrevating factor in violent crimes, fatal accidents. mental and physical illness. 75% of Canadians drank alcohol in the previous year, 25% exceeded low-risk consumption guidelines and about 6% drank heavily every week (five or more drinks per occasion).

A statistical Overview of Alcohol Use

Related Issues: Alcohol, Addiction, Mental Illness, Alcoholics Anonymous, drinking age, impaired driving.

Sources

http://www.nutramed.com/alcohol/alcoholism.htm
http://www.brocku.ca/library/guides/alcgd.pdf
http://www.apolnet.ca/resources/stats/stats_overview.html#health