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But in the complex society many people discover that many drinks often help
them to suppress the overwhelming inhibitions, shynesses, anxieties, tensions
that interfere with urgent needs to function effectively, either socially or
In the Soviet republic of Georgia, a viticultural region, wine is the favoured drink,
and the drinking patterns are much more like the Italian than those of western
Russia, with, apparently, a decidedly low rate of problems. Much of the
His failure to do so shows that he cannot help himself, that he has "lost control
over drinking." This conception incorporates the idea of addiction or dependence.
Formal definitions of alcoholism vary according to the point of view of the definer.
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