Alcoholism is drinking alcoholic beverages at a level that interferes with physical health, mental health, and social, family, or job responsibilities. Alcoholism is also a serious disease can affect anyone, regardless of issues such as race or finances.
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• Alcohol and caffeine are the two most widely abused substances in the world.
• Alcoholism is divided into two broad categories – abuse and dependence.
• About 5% to 10% of male drinkers and 3% to 5% of female drinkers could be diagnosed as alcohol dependent – this means about 12 million people in the United States alone.