Selenite; Selenized Yeast; Selenomethionine 

Alcohol addiction; Alcoholism 

An essential dietary mineral.

Alcoholism is an addictive dependency on alcohol characterised by craving (a strong need to drink); loss of control (being unable to stop); physical dependence and withdrawal symptoms; and tolerance (increasing difficulty of becoming drunk). The causes for alcohol abuse and dependence can not be easily explained. It is often seen as a "disease of affluence," being uncommon among indigenous people until they were colonized. Today, alcohol abuse and alcoholism are a major public health problem ...

Selenium as related to Alcohol Use, Abuse, And Alcoholism