A high-functioning alcoholic (HFA) is a person that maintains jobs and
relationships while ... Thus, about 37 percent of college students may meet the
new criteria for alcoholism defined in the Diag...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Apr 22, 2015 ... From the outside, these so-called high-functioning alcoholics seem to have it all
together. They can drive nice cars, live in great neighborhoods, ...
Feb 3, 2012 ... But according to a 2007 study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse ... High-
functioning addicts don't fit the standard definition of an addict.
The functional alcoholic DOES have personal problems that are caused by or ...
The following list is by no means complete but it is indicative of the types of ...
The high-functioning alcoholic is very adept at concealing their alcoholism –
even ... wine or liquor in the mistaken belief that this means they're not an
Apr 10, 2016 ... This slow build-up of alcohol tolerance means the functional alcoholic is drinking
at dangerous levels that can result in alcohol-related organ ...