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* Alcohol consumption, withdrawal, and abstinence can all raise stress hormones in humans and animals. * A review has described how stress hormones called glucocorticoids are associated with neurotoxicity during abstinence after withdrawal from alcohol dependence. * Glucocorticoid receptor antagonism may therefore represent a pharmacological option for recovery. Both drinking and withdrawal from chronic drinking can raise circulating...
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- A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.