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How Is Alcoholism Diagnosed?
A Supreme Court Judge, Potter Stewart, once said about pornography, “It’s hard to define, but everyone knows it when they see it.” The same can be said about alcoholism. You don’t have to have a Ph.D. to spot it.
That said, some individuals hide it very well, even for extended periods of time. They are called functioning alcoholics. Literature is full of examples. Many people have friends and relatives who are functioning alcoholics. The problem is they are ticking time bombs.
Michael P. Bogenschutz, MD
Michael Bogenschutz, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist at NYU Langone and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical S…Read More…
The question is how do some people make profound changes in their addictive behaviors…
– Michael P. Bogenschutz, MD
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