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Alcohol use & abuse in South Africa

M. V. Gumede

Alcohol use & abuse in South Africa

a socio-medical problem

by M. V. Gumede

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Published by Reach Out Publishers in Pietermaritzburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Alcoholism -- South Africa.,
    • Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesAlcohol use and abuse in South Africa.
      StatementM.V. Gumede.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5650.5 .G86 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination190 p. ;
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL582207M
      ISBN 101868510328
      LC Control Number96171419
      OCLC/WorldCa34849811

      Other strategies are aimed at disrupting drug trafficking. Thomas and Helen L. Clinicians may play a key role in addressing adolescent alcohol use and alcohol-related harm. The s brought a decline in the use of most drugs, but cocaine and crack use soared.

      Scope All job applicants, employees, contractors and part-time employees should abide by the provisions of this policy. That Is the Question. For its diagnosis, at least one of the following criteria had to be fulfilled in the last 12 months: Recurrent use of alcohol resulting in a failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school, or home Recurrent alcohol use in situations in which it is physically hazardous Recurrent alcohol-related legal problems Continued alcohol use despite having persistent or recurrent social or interpersonal problems caused or exacerbated by the effects of alcohol [46] [47] DSM-5[ edit ] The alcohol abuse diagnosis is no longer used in the DSM-5 released init is now part of the alcohol use disorder diagnosis. We may also terminate you if your actions create safety risks.

      The report consists of two parts. Use prescription drugs e. Janet Seggie Guest Editor Janet. Some users may come into treatment voluntarily and have the support of family, friends, and workplace; others may be sent to treatment by the courts against their will and have virtually no support system.


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Alcohol use & abuse in South Africa by M. V. Gumede Download PDF Ebook

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