What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Alcoholism is the depen-

Symptoms of alcoholism include

Massage can be appropriate for

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dence on alcohol use to feel

increased tolerance to the effects

persons recovering from alcohol


"normal" and the lack of

of alcohol, solitary drinking, mem-

use in rehabilitative settings, un-


ability to limit or stop con-

ory loss (blackouts), and the ne-

der medical supervision. Mas-



glect of responsibilities and per-

sage is always appropriate for



sonal health.

alcoholics who no longer con-




sume alcohol, providing they




have no other contraindicat-




ing conditions. Massage is con-




traindicated for persons under




the influence of alcohol at the




time of their appointment.


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