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Alcohol Use Disorder | Alcoholism - Glossary

Last Updated on Aug 01, 2017
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Delirium: A condition characterized by severe confusion

Seizures: A change in behaviour due to electrical discharges in the brain

Ataxia: A neurological disease which is characterized by lack of co-ordination while performing voluntary movements

Hallucinations: A false sensory perception of things

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Tachycardia: Rapid heart rhythm

Encephalopathy: A disease of the brain

Neuropathy: A disease involving the nerves

Central Pontine Myelinosis: A brain disorder

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Alcohol is a CNS depressant of course but in some individuals, it acts as a CNS stimulant initially.

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kuz ur 15 smart one havnt u thought of that?

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depends who you hang out with. if it's ghetto girl then you might hear them refer to alcohol as 'brew'.

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