Alcoholism

Alcoholism is, broadly, any drinking of alcohol that results in significant mental or physical health problems. Alcoholism is not a recognized diagnostic entity. Predominant diagnostic classifications are alcohol use disorder (DSM-5) or alcohol dependence (ICD-11).Excessive alcohol use can damage all organ systems, but it particularly affects the brain, heart, liver, pancreas and immune system. Alcoholism can result in mental illness, delirium tremens, Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome, irregular heartbeat, an impaired immune response, liver cirrhosis and increased cancer risk. Drinking during pregnancy can result in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Women are generally more sensitive than men to the harmful effects of alcohol, primarily …

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SPCW: Social Planning Council of Winnipeg · 12 March 2024 English

Non-police led, community-based crisis response models are gaining traction in Canada and the US, with around 107 programs operating as of August 1, 2023.[2] These models show that in the …

[4.8] However, the autopsy stated "...chronic alcoholism, cardiomegaly (abnormal enlargement of the heart)


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction · 29 February 2024

Looks at how specific patterns of substance use may increase suicide risk. Highlights intersecting factors, such as the type of substance and the amount consumed, as well as biological and …

(2004). Role of alcohol in late-life suicide. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28(Suppl entry into substance use disorder treatment. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(4), 635–642 dependence and misuse in elderly suicides. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 38(3), 249–254. https://doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agg060


CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction · 29 February 2024

Examine comment certaines habitudes d’usage de substances peuvent augmenter le risque de suicide. Met en évidence des facteurs croisés comme le type de substance et la quantité consommée, ainsi que …

Barry. « Role of alcohol in late-life suicide », Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 28 entry into substance use disorder treatment », Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 31 and misuse in elderly suicides », Alcohol and Alcoholism, vol. 38, no 3, 2003, p. 249–254. https://doi


CSPI: Centre for Science in the Public Interest · 26 February 2024

In response to an ongoing lawsuit filed by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Consumer Federation of America and the National Consumers League, the agency committed in writing …

available. Naonal Instute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Alcohol-related deaths, which increased during


CHRC: Canadian Human Rights Commission · 22 February 2024 English

In considering the wisdom and feasibility of adding this ground to the Canadian Human Rights Act, it is necessary to analyze the federal, provincial, and international legal landscape in this …

often associated with a vice (such as laziness or alcoholism) or a lack of responsibility.164 163 La Forest


CPRC: University of Regina Press · 27 January 2024 English

Rediscovering, valuing, and embracing Indigenous spirituality and wisdom is critical for humanity to survive in the future. Civilization is a western, Eurocentric construct borne from a distrust of nature, a …

home from the army, fell into violent bouts of alcoholism. She ended up having to make a heart-wrenching


DDN: Dundurn Press · 2 January 2024 English

“Peirce tells the intriguing story of the battle for shorter hours … and why now is finally the moment for a breakthrough that would give us all more of the …

health crises of those dear to us — be they alcoholism, suicide, ulcers, or a nervous breakdown — may


ICES: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences · 21 December 2023 English

Ontario Mental Health System Reporting - Data Sources and Methodology Ontario Mental Health System Reporting DATA SOURCES AND METHODOLOGY ONTARIO MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM REPORTING. [...] DATA SOURCES AND METHODOLOGY EXHIBIT …

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Fraser Institute · 14 December 2023 English

After Estonia ended socialist rule and transitioned back to a market democracy, Estonians enjoyed vast improvements in their incomes, living standards and other key measures of prosperity. After the second …

he was unable to hold down a job. He died of alcoholism in 1984 (Laar, 2011: 29). Between Two Wolves:


AUP: Athabasca University Press · 8 December 2023 English

The development of the Canadian criminal justice system has been central to the dispossession of Indigenous populations and the safeguarding of colonial relations of power. Through the mechanisms of surveillance, …

author reveals how the tropes of addiction and alcoholism remain at the centre of what the law constitutes


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