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Adolescent Smokers Have Greater Vulnerability To AUDs Than Do Non-Smokers

"Smoking and alcohol – separately, or together – account for more than 20 percent of deaths in the United States," says Richard A. Grucza, an epidemiologist at Washington //University School of Medicine and corresponding author for the study. "Cigarettes and alcohol are also known to be 'gatewa...

Family History of Alcoholism Puts Student Drinkers at Risk

.... "Our use of a density measure identified a large proportion of students, about 29 percent, who are at potentially greater risk for development of auds based on their report of alcoholism among first- and second-degree relatives," Capone said. "Our other key finding was the relationship between FHA an...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...rector Ting-Kai Li, M.D. who said Todays report signals the need for intensive efforts to educate professionals and the public to identify and address auds early in their course. Treatments may include psychotherapy, support groups or other forms of counseling. Some medications are also available...

Patients With Alcohol Problem Need Mechanical Ventilation

... because of limited treatment availability. In addition, noted de Wit, auds are very common in patients who require admission to the intensive-care uni...ve-care patients for the presence of AUDs. Being mindful that patients with auds may develop complications such as alcohol withdrawal, ventilator-associate...

Suicide Attempts Shoot Up Among Alcoholics with Personality Disorder

...is shows the great// impact of personality disorders (PDs) on suicide attempt. Statistics show that up to 40 % of patients who seek treatment for auds reports to have attempted suicide six to 10 times greater than suicide attempts among the general population. The results were published in the journa...
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