What Do You Know About Alcohol Abuse?
Misuse of alcohol can lead to serious consequences. Alcohol-use disorder differs from alcoholism. Alcohol-use disorder is a pattern of drinking that results in failure to meet work, home, or school responsibilities, among other things. Alcoholism is more severe form of alcohol-use disorder. It is considered a disease with symptoms that include an extremely strong craving for alcohol, loss of control over drinking, or physical dependence. Learn more about the effects of abusing alcohol by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).