Adverse physical effects of alcohol misuse

  title={Adverse physical effects of alcohol misuse},
  author={G Barclay and J Barbour and Stephen F Stewart and Christopher Paul Day and Eilish Gilvarry},
  journal={Advances in Psychiatric Treatment},
This article outlines the majority of the adverse physical effects that have been described secondary to the consumption of alcohol at levels above recommended sensible limits. These conditions are cited according to the organ system they belong to. Only brief descriptions are provided because of the vastness of this topic. The underlying pathophysiology of tolerance and withdrawal is touched upon as this is of relevance to the psychiatrist. Definitions of the terms used describing alcohol… 

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