A high-functioning alcoholic (HFA) is a person that maintains jobs and
relationships while ... Doctors hope that the new definition will help identify
severe cases of alcoholism early, rather than w...
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 ...
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 ...
Functional alcoholics may not even drink every day, but instead engage in ... an
alcohol use disorder may develop a tolerance to levels of alcohol, meaning that ...
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 ...
Jul 1, 2013 ... This means that binging in itself is not alcohol abuse. ... A functional alcoholic
suffers from all the effects as a regular alcoholic, including the ...
Apr 25, 2016 ... Recognizing alcohol use disorder symptoms can help identify if you or ... “What it
means to be a functional addict is that you can be addicted to ...
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 ...
The High-Functioning Alcoholic: Understanding this Hidden Class of Alcoholics
from a Professional and Personal View, by Sarah Allen Benton, M.S., L.M.H.C..