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    Australians love a drink – or two. Australian culture, as we know it, revolves around the consumption of alcohol and is widely accepted as a necessary addition to social gatherings (Wyn 2009, 6). We are conditioned from small ages to accept the Australian drinking culture as a way of life and accept alcohol, and the consumption of alcohol as a positive thing (Eckersley, Wierenga & Wyn 2005, 402). However, alcohol consumption is one of the biggest challenges to wellbeing in the 21st century, particularly for

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    Alcohol Drinking has always been a problem for teenagers, particularly for the past few years. Research shows that over 60% of high school seniors drink at least once a week, although the law does not make drinking legal until age 21. In reality, kids are drinking at increasingly younger ages. The question is why do teens use alcohol when they know it's forbidden? Students give various reasons; with most saying they drink for enjoyment, to be accepted by friends, to forget problems, and to reduce

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    Alcoholism; Powerless over Alcohol Brendan Behan, an Irish poet and writer, stated, “One drink is too many for me and a thousand not enough.” For alcoholics, it is hard to consume one alcoholic beverage and after drinking ten beverages, they feel as though it is not enough and should continue drinking. This is a situation that occurs too often and is a real struggle to overcome. In fact, variations of Behan’s quote have been used in alcohol recovery programs worldwide. But why must some alcoholics

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    Alcohol Consumption Can a certain amount of drinks per day make a person develop bad habits? Does it affect everybody that consumes it? Can the consumption of alcohol lead to obesity? Obesity is a very serious problem here in the U.S, More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIH), “In 2014, 87.6 percent of people ages 18 or older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime; 71.0

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    Interactions of Alcohol with Drug Therapy Ethanol, ethylic alcohol or simply alcohol is an organic substance with one or more hydroxil groups (-OH) [1]. For instance, it is used as a pharmaceutical compounds, in alcoholic beverages, as a dehydrating agent in labs and industries or as an antiseptic agent. Generally, ethanol is a CNS (central nervous system) depressant with anesthetic properties causing cognitive and motor damage at relatively low doses. Nevertheless ethanol in high doses can induce

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    The use of marijuana and alcohol is prevalent on many college campuses around the nation and can be a huge problem for individuals who abuse either of these substances. There are statistics that show that substance use and abuse by college students is more prevalent than it is with the general, overall population. In the United States, alcohol and substance use peak during the ages of 18 to 25, or during the post high-school, “college” years (Williams, Pacula, Chaloupka & Wechsler, 2001). During

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    particularly binge drinking is the most serious problem affecting social life, academic life, and health on college campuses today. The journal article pertaining to this issue, How Harvard’s College Alcohol Study Can Help Your Campus Design a Campaign Against Student Alcohol Abuse (CAS: Campus Alcohol Study for short), focuses more heavily on binge drinking and prevention than it does on the Greek system itself. The authors, Wechsler, Nelson, and Weitzman, contend that binge drinking is a nationally

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    Alcohol is a compound of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, which can be combined together in many different ways. There are many different kinds of alcohol, the commonest being called ethyl alcohol. Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is present in varying amounts in beers and wines, and in distilled liquors such as whiskey, gin, and rum. Alcohol consumption touches many million people around the world. The use of alcohol depends on an individual’s social, cultural, or religious background. One of the earliest

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    recreational purpose. Alcohol is one the most common beverage that we can find at most everyday places nowadays. Alcohol has been available to us since the beginning of agricultural era. It is widely available at Gas station, alcohol bars, restaurants, grocery store etc. Since it so widely available and legal for anyone of age 21 and above to drink, it has created a widespread problem in today's era. Not necessarily alcohol as a substance itself is a problem, but irresponsible drinking and alcohol abuse is certainly

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    alcohol Substance abuse and addiction are major problems in society today. Every segment of society, regardless of race, gender, or age is affected. Some of the substances that are used grow naturally, where as others are manufactured illicitly or even legitimately in laboratories. They may be smoked, inhaled, ingested, or injected and used for social, religious, or self-medicating purposes. The substance that are abused include caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, steroids, stimulants, depressants

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