ALCOHOLIC

noun. someone who qualifies for a diagnosis of alcohol dependence according to requirements set forth in the DSM-IV-TR

ALCOHOLIC: "As Kelli aged, she began to realize her own father was an alcoholic."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALCOHOLIC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/alcoholic/ (accessed August 18, 2019).
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