Al-Anon/Alateen Essays

  • The Horror of Alcoholism

    2578 Words  | 6 Pages

    The Horror of Alcoholism Alcoholism is a baffling and powerful disease. It affects all people from all walks of life. It has been medically proven and recognized by most of society as a disease. However, for some people who either have not been affected or just do not have any knowledge of the disease, it is considered more as a weakness of character. Alcoholism has many effects, on the alcoholic them self, towards their family and friends, and on their health, on their spouse and children,

  • Alcoholism In Nursing Essay

    750 Words  | 2 Pages

    Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant causing dependence and can become a chronic disorder for the patient. This addiction is influenced by a variety of psychosocial, genetic, and environmental factors (Swift). Alcohol abuse usually follows a predictable course, has recognizable symptoms, and lasts a person's lifetime. Numerous serious health problems are a consequence of alcoholism. Some signs and symptoms of alcoholism are failure to fulfill major work, school, or home responsibilities

  • The Effects Of Alcoholism Among College Students

    1530 Words  | 4 Pages

    Alcoholism Amongst College Students College is a time of trying new things. For the most part, it’s the first time young adults are living off on their own and away from parental guidance. Most of the students can handle this new lifestyle. Some take a while to adjust to the conditions of their new environment. And for others, this new experience can be too much for them. Suddenly they are thrown into close living quarters with people from other areas, even other countries. They’re surrounded by