Yes. Alcoholism is a chronic, often progressive disease with symptoms that
include a strong need to drink despite negative consequences,
such as serious
job or health problems. Like many other diseases, it has a generally predictable
course, has recognized symptoms, and is
influenced by both genetic and
environmental factors that are being increasingly well defined.
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