Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD): MedlinePlus - adult alcohol abuse

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Adult Addiction - Warning Signs | Center on Addiction adult alcohol abuse


Also called: Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol dependence, Alcoholism. Email this However, about 18 million adult Americans have an alcohol use disorder (AUD).

Alcoholism (Alcohol Addiction) – More than 7 percent of all American adults have an alcohol use disorder (AUD). These adults drink too much.

A national survey found that about 40 percent of adults ages 65 and older drink alcohol. Older adults can experience a variety of problems from drinking.

Many adolescent individual and contextual characteristics remain important predictors of adult alcohol use and abuse, and their predictive impact varies as a .