Examples of alcoholism in a Sentence
a treatment center for those suffering from alcoholism
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Among other things, the law ended what was called the inappropriate, indefinite, and involuntary commitment of people with mental illness, developmental disabilities and chronic alcoholism.
The late David Cassidy opened up about the toll alcoholism took on him in an interview shortly before his death.
Kirwan's escalating alcoholism led to confrontations with the other members of the band, including an altercation with Welch, and Fleetwood, who had become the acting manager of the band, fired him in 1972.
National studies paint a similar picture: the alcoholism rate for lawyers is double that of the general population, and lawyers are nearly four times more likely to suffer from severe depression (source: National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being).
Brigham Young University researchers found social isolation is as much of a threat to longevity as obesity is, and loneliness is about as risky as alcoholism or smoking 15 cigarettes a day.
Nearly seven years ago, Jasmine was trapped in a cycle of despair fueled by alcoholism.
Last month, in a post on the website Medium, Louis said the punch was prompted by her ex-husband's alcoholism.
By the early '90s, psychiatrists treating urban residents were diagnosing sleep disorders, extreme startle responses, flashbacks, lost hope for the future, homelessness, alcoholism, suicide and even biochemical changes in the brain.
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ALCOHOLISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of alcoholism for English Language Learners
: a medical condition in which someone frequently drinks too much alcohol and becomes unable to live a normal and healthy life
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