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Causes of Alcoholism

List of causes of Alcoholism

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Alcoholism) that could possibly cause Alcoholism includes:

Primary Cause of Alcoholism

The primary cause of Alcoholism is the result:

  • at any time, from the consumption of illicit drugs or prescription, over-the-counter, alternative medications or drug overdoses.

Alcoholism Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Alcoholism:

Alcoholism: Genetics

Some genetic element with a predisposition to alcoholism, but not a fully genetic disease....more »

Race Patterns for Alcoholism Causes:

Racial Information for Alcoholism: Native American women die from alcoholism at five to six times the national rate. Drinking during pregnancy is three times the national ... (Source: excerpt from Native American Women's Health: NWHIC) ...more »

Alcoholism Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Alcoholism: Men more than women about 2:1....more »

Alcoholism: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Alcoholism, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Alcoholism:

Alcoholism: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Alcoholism: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Alcoholism:

Causes of Broader Categories of Alcoholism: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Alcoholism as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Alcoholism as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Alcoholism. Our database lists the following as having Alcoholism as a complication of that condition:

Alcoholism as a symptom:

Conditions listing Alcoholism as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Alcoholism. Our database lists the following as having Alcoholism as a symptom of that condition:

Medical news summaries relating to Alcoholism:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Alcoholism:

Related information on causes of Alcoholism:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Alcoholism may be found in:


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