When Dependence Sets In

February 2005
Soldiers;Feb2005 Supplement, Vol. 60, p11
The article discusses various aspects related to alcoholism in soldiers. Alcoholism is a term commonly used to describe the medical disorder of alcohol dependence. Many health professionals prefer more precise language that distinguishes between alcohol dependence and alcohol abuse. The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test is a tool that was created by the World Health Organization to help identify people whose drinking behaviors have become hazardous or harmful. The minimum score {for non-drinkers) is zero.


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