Alcoholismo

El alcoholismo es una enfermedad crónica marcada por la dependencia en el consumo del alcohol, la cual interfiere con la salud mental o física y con las responsabilidades sociales, familiares o laborales. La adicción puede producir problemas hepáticos, circulatorios y neurológicos. Las mujeres embarazadas que consumen alcohol en cualquier cantidad pueden causarle daño al feto.Alcoholismo

Revision

Last reviewed 3/20/2011 by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.; David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine.

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