People need to be aware of the consequences it effect on people and realize drinking and driving is an issue and needs to stop. Why not ban alcohol? If it was illegal to drink there would be less drunk drivers. One common consequence of drunk driving is peer influences. People have hard relationships between alcohol consumption and risk of experiencing social consequences.
The article was main about all the issues people can get themselves into by consuming alcohol and how it effects peoples lives and healths. MacGregor wanted to show that back then there was national Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism estimated that alcohol related problems and caused many debts because people needed to pay for their health issues they got themselves into. The author is writing to adults, middle class, from the age of 21 and older demographic to demonstrate all posable signs and effects that can cause by alcohol.
Drinking alcohol affects the human body, mind and life in a very bad way, and just like drugs; alcoholics have to deal with the negative effects of drinking alcohol. Effects of alcohol are many and are all bad. There is not one good effect of excessive alcohol drinking, except what an alcoholic considers a good feeling after getting drunk. The alcoholics drink for many reasons, but the results are all the same. Alcohol has very bad effects on all human body organs; it causes disease and some of those diseases are dangerous and even fatal, and the most common diseases re... ... middle of paper ... ...is very costly and it damages a person’s financial future.
Therefore, their general state of mind is moody and hostile, leading to increased chances of aggressive behavior at the slightest provocation (Graham, Wells, & West, 1997, p. 627). Alcohol also has debilitating effects on the individuals’ ability to function effectively in a cognitive way. Alcoholics who are drunk are not cognizant of subtle social cues. They may behave in a socially improper way without even being aware of their actions. On the other hand, because they are only conscious of obvious externalized social cues, they are likely to be ultra- sensitive in their reactions to the situation.
There were high crime rates and fighting problems” (Dannenbaum). Some people blamed the root of this violence to be alcohol, “In the past, crime and alcohol were associated and was believed that alcohol was the main source of evil power” (Dannenbaum). Many citizens believed that alcohol was a central factor in bad decision making. People used this angle of violence and alcohol to pave the road for the Prohibition. Many did not just want a gradual decrease in the production and distribution of alcohol, but wanted it stopped swiftly and instantaneously.
This is an excellent start for Jacqueline Connor to help alcoholism in the work place. CONCLUSIONS Alcoholism is a serious disease marked by extreme or compulsive use of alcohol. 17.7 this horrifying disease strikes million Americans; this means that there is a very good chance that many business places employ people effected by alcoholism. Society is slowly coming to realize the importance of this situation; yet, people need to act more rapidly, with more concern, and pay more attention to this devastating problem.
“Drugs and Alcohol abuse”, are phrases we hear commonly on the radio, television or in discussions of social problems. People believe it is the user’s personal choice however; it is not only a personal problem that dramatically affects individuals’ life but is a major social problem that affects society as whole. It has become one of the biggest problems in United States today. Alcohol or Drug abuse nearly automatically is linked with criminal acts. The statistical association between alcohol or drug abuse with crime seems to be convincing when examined at the first glance; however, it is not possible to make a conclusion concerning a distinct cause and effect association between the two aspects.
How we perceive drinking and continue drinking can be determined by the drinking habits we see, either by who we drink with, or the attitudes about drinking we learn over the years. The chances of people drinking in ways that can harm others and ultimately themselves can be seen by the correlation of educational lessons, cultural beliefs and the usage of alcohol. Looking at all the possibilities, the complex question we must ask is why do people drink? Is it through their defiance of law, the accessibility of alcohol, teachings of others or the values set in place in their society? Every society has its own views on how the consumption of alcohol should be handled and regulated.
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