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Perfectionism May Be a Risk Factor for Severe Alcohol Use Disorder

Summary: Study finds a link between the personality trait of perfectionism and severe alcohol use disorder. Author: Research Society on Alcoholism Perfectionist traits—higher self-criticism, and unrealistic standards leading to isolation—are associated with severe alcohol use disorder (AUD), according to the first study directly comparing patients with AUD to a healthy control group. Perfectionist people strive …

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