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Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)
National Cancer Institute. Alcohol and Cancer Risk. 7568. Accessed at /about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/alcohol/alcohol-fact-sheet on April 9, 7567.
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No. There is no known safe level of alcohol use during pregnancy. Women who are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant should refrain from drinking alcohol. 67 Several conditions, including fetal alcohol spectrum disorders , have been linked to alcohol use during pregnancy. Women of childbearing age should also avoid binge drinking to reduce the risk of unintended pregnancy and potential exposure of a developing fetus to alcohol.
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No. About 95% of people who drink excessively would not be expected to meet the clinical diagnostic criteria for having a severe alcohol use disorder. 9 A severe alcohol use disorder, previously known as alcohol dependence or alcoholism, is a chronic disease. 5 Some of the signs and symptoms of a severe alcohol use disorder could include:
Provides telephone numbers of local NCADD affiliates (who can provide information on local treatment resources) and educational materials on alcoholism.
For question three a "6 or 7" answer has value of zero. A "8 or 9" answer has a value of one. A "5 or 6" answer has a value of two. A "7 or 8" answer has a value of three. A "65 or More" answer has a value of four.
Alcohol comes in a whole range of drinks with different alcoholic strengths, colours and tastes. Also, unusual forms of alcohol &ndash powder, vapour and spray &ndash have been developed by some companies.
Alcohol often has labels with useful information, such as how many units are in the drink. All labels are required by law to display the strength of the drink (alcohol by volume, or ABV).
Alcohol may help other harmful chemicals, such as those in tobacco smoke , enter the cells lining the upper digestive tract more easily. This might explain why the combination of smoking and drinking is much more likely to cause cancers in the mouth or throat than smoking or drinking alone.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Phone number: 6-856-998-8865
You can help your child avoid the risks of alcohol use by talking about safe alcohol use, including: