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Long-term Medical Effects of Alcoholism

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Bailey Friesen

on 7 May 2010

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By: Bailey Friesen & Oreon Bjerland Alcoholic Liver Disease Long-Term Effects of Alcoholism Malabsorption Cancer Withdrawal Sex & Alcohol Nicotine & Alcohol Sexual Assault Sources Brain Damage http://www.teendrugabuse.us/teensandalcohol.htmlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-term_effects_of_alcoholhttp://www.cancer.org/downloads/PRO/alcohol.pdfhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcohol_and_sexhttp://www.healthcastle.com/alcoholandcancer.shtmlhttp://preventdisease.com/news/articles/101905_alcohol_thins_blood.shtmlhttp://alcoholism.about.com/od/nicotine/Nicotine_and_Alcohol.htmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicidehttp://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000281.htmhttp://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000299.htmhttp://alcoholism.about.com/cs/alerts/l/blnaa21.htmhttp://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000764.htmhttp://sexuality.about.com/od/sexualhealthqanda/a/alcohol_and_sex.htm By: Bailey Friesen & Oreon Bjerland
Teacher: Ms. Praski & Mr Harding
Prezi by: Bailey Friesen Suicide The end!!!! Alcoholism, also known as alcohol dependence, is a disabling addictive disorder. It is characterized by compulsive and uncontrolled consumption of alcohol despite its negative effects on the drinker's health and social standing. Similar to other drug addictions, alcoholism is medically defined as a treatable disease. Introduction The term 'alcoholism' is a widely used term, first coined in 1849 by Magnus Huss, but in medicine was replaced in by 'alcohol abuse' and 'alcohol dependence' in the 1980s DSM III. Similarly in 1979 an expert World Health Organisation committee disfavoured the use of 'alcoholism' as a diagnostic entity, preferring the category of "alcohol dependence syndrome". In the 19th and early 20th centuries, alcohol dependence was called dipsomania, before the term alcoholism replaced it. Teen Drunk Driving
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