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Hormone and neurotransmitter systems disturbed in alcoholics’ brains.

Excessive alcohol-use is the third leading risk factor for disease following tobacco and blood pressure. The most important include peripheral neuropathy, brain damage, alcoholic liver disease, and nutritional and metabolic disorders. Furthermore, excessive alcohol use increases the likelihood of crime, accidents and violence, impulsivity and antisocial behaviour. Due to the physiological, psychiatric and social consequences of alcohol use, treatment and

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