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Alcohol misuse

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Introduction
Alcohol misuse is where a person consumes excessive amounts of alcoholic drinks.
Diagnosing alcohol misuse
If you visit your GP because you are concerned about your alcohol consumption, it is likely that they will want to assess the extent and pattern of your drinking.
Risks of alcohol misuse
Alcohol is a powerful chemical that can have a wide range of adverse effects on almost every part of your body.
Treating alcohol misuse
Treatment options for alcohol misuse depend on whether your drinking is hazardous, harmful or dependent, and whether you're trying to drink less or give up completely.
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