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An alcoholic is someone who is dependent upon alcohol and exhibits three or more signs of dependency, according to WebMD. These signs include being unable to stop drinking or control the amount of alcohol consumed; havin... More »

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Some definitions of bishop include a person that supervises a diocese or local churches, a spiritual overseer, a playing piece in the game of chess and a hot drink made of oranges, wine and cloves. The word comes from th... More »

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Cardiomyopathy is a condition that adversely affects the way the heart pumps blood, according to WebMD. It can happen as a result of several things, including genetic predisposition, a heart attack or heart damage. There... More »

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On a hospital patient intake form, examples of standard questions about mental health include what has led the patient to seek treatment at this time, the history of mental health disorders or chemical dependency in the ... More »

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