Mental health problems might include:
Physical problems might include:
It is common for someone with alcohol problems to also misuse other substances, such as cigarettes, illegal drugs, or prescription medicines. Quitting tobacco and drinking at the same time will actually improve the success of your treatment for both.3
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- O'Connor PG (2009). Alcohol abuse and dependency. In EG Nabel, ed., ACP Medicine, section 13, chap. 3. Hamilton, ON: BC Decker.
- Drobes DJ (2002). Concurrent alcohol and tobacco dependence. Alcohol Research and Health, 26(2): 136–142.
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|Primary Medical Reviewer||Andrew Swan, MD, CCFP, FCFP - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction|
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