Reduced (Gregory) Bateson Set. …is an ongoing exploration of one participant-observer’s useful set of heuristic frames and meta-frames for “taking in” human situations.
Gregory Bateson and canine research subject Blog postings are presented here in this compendium in reverse chronological order. . . : : : t h e . p o l i t i c s . o f . t h u n d e r : : : . . NVA.gadagramata.v13.2004. Alcoholics Anonymous : Alcoholism. Alcoholism is a broad term for problems with alcohol, and is generally used to mean compulsive and uncontrolled consumption of alcoholic beverages, usually to the detriment of the drinker's health, personal relationships, and social standing.
It is medically considered a disease, specifically an addictive illness. In psychiatry several other terms have been used, specifically "alcohol abuse", "alcohol dependence," and "alcohol use disorder" which have slightly different definitions.