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Alcohol Abuse Quiz

What Do You Know About Alcohol Abuse?

Misuse of alcohol can lead to serious consequences. Alcohol-use disorder differs from alcoholism. Alcohol-use disorder is a pattern of drinking that results in failure to meet work, home, or school responsibilities, among other things. Alcoholism is more severe form of alcohol-use disorder. It is considered a disease with symptoms that include an extremely strong craving for alcohol, loss of control over drinking, or physical dependence. Learn more about the effects of abusing alcohol by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

1. Alcohol abuse is greatest among which of these age groups?
2. How many drinks per day is defined as moderate alcohol consumption for women?
3. Which of these is a symptom of alcohol-use disorder?
4. Which of these factors contributes to the habit of abuse?
5. Which of these behaviors is a symptom of alcoholism?
6. Why is alcohol abuse in someone older than 65 more dangerous?
7. Alcoholism increases your risk for:
8. What can you do to drink less?
 
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