An addiction to the consumption of alcoholic liquor or the mental illness and compulsive behavior resulting from alcohol dependency: he had a long history of depression, drug abuse and alcoholism
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- Ten years later Glatt founded his unit for alcoholism and drug addiction at St Bernard's.
- On the practical side was the desire to gain a better deal for people suffering from alcoholism.
- Binge drinking should not be conflated with chronic alcoholism and under-age consumption.
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