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BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 01 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:0411408

The following is a crossword. The answers to the clues all relate to alcohol abuse and its many consequences.


2. This irreversible syndrome caused by thiamine deficiency describes the inability to acquire new memories and often results as a progression from 4 Down (10)

5. A four-part questionnaire in which two or more ‘yes’ answers have a high correlation for alcoholism, and will identify 80 90% of people who are alcohol dependant (abbreviation, 4)

8. This common …

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