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Alcohol addiction; Alcoholism 

Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is a disease in which the chronic long-term abuse of alcohol leads to heart failure. ...

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 ...


Alcoholic cardiomyopathy as related to Alcohol Use, Abuse, And Alcoholism