A high-functioning alcoholic (HFA) is a person that maintains jobs and ... meet the
new criteria for alcoholism defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of ...
How can you tell whether regular drinking is actually problem drinking? High-
functioning alcoholics may not seem to need help at first. WebMD tells more.
Nov 14, 2009 ... It has been suggested that about half of alcoholics can be described as high-
functioning alcoholics. These are people who maintain careers, ...
Functional alcoholics make up 19 per cent of total alcoholics in the United States.
Definition of a Functional Subtype Alcoholic. A functional subtype alcoholic is ...
How to deal with the issues of a high functioning alcoholic, including how to ...
Binge drinking is defined as having four or more beverages in one drinking ...
Apr 15, 2015 ... How many times have you heard the term, “functioning alcoholic”? Do you ever
wonder if you or a loved one are on the edge of having a ...
Gateway Alcohol and drug treatment helps functioning alcoholics better ... you
find your spouse drinking alone or he/she gets drunk without meaning to.
Jan 21, 2009 ... The term "high-functioning alcoholic" is one that most people seem to understand
or identify with, but ironically it has yet to be formally defined ...
This slow build-up of alcohol tolerance means the functional alcoholic is drinking
at dangerous levels that can result in alcohol-related organ damage, cognitive ...