Definitions for "Alcohol Dependence"
Alcohol dependence is alcohol addiction.
An illness characterized by habitual, compulsive, long-term, heavy consumption of alcohol and the development of withdrawal symptoms when drinking has stopped suddenly.
A syndrome in which alcohol abuse involves a variety of significant physical, psychological, social, and behavioral problems” ( Levinthal, 201).
commonly known as alcoholism, is a primary, chronic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations.
Keywords:  doses, bad, repeated, avoid, feeling
A need for repeated doses of alcohol to feel good or to avoid feeling bad.
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See Alcoholism.