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    Alcoholism

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    may cause someone to be diagnosed with substance abuse disorder. Some of those things include: marijuana, alcohol, stimulants(cocaine and amphetamines), Hallucinogens, Inhalants, sedatives, and even nicotine. Even though some people may not see some of these things as things that may become addicting they are. More and more people are becoming addicted to the smallest things such as alcohol. For hundreds and thousands of American citizens alcoholism is become far too common. Alcoholism is a disease

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    Alcohol vs. Marijuana

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    Alcohol vs. Marijuana Alcohol and marijuana are two drugs commonly used and abused in the United States. Alcohol is the number one abused drug, while marijuana is number one among illegal drugs. While alcohol remains legal, and marijuana illegal, this does not necessarily mean that alcohol is better for you. There have been many arguments where people suggest that marijuana should be legal because alcohol is more deadly. On the other hand, there are alcoholics who would tell a pothead that smoking

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    The use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs during adolescence and early adulthood remains a serious health problem in the United States. Among the drug classes, alcohol is the most frequently used substance by adolescents and that is followed by marijuana and tobacco. The consequences of alcohol and drug abuse are critical on both a personal and social level. For the developing young adult drug and alcohol abuse threatens motivation, hinders the cognitive processes, increases the risk of accidental

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    Alcoholism

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    physical, psychological, and social symptoms. The alcoholic continues to consume alcohol despite the destructive consequences. Alcoholism is serious, progressive, and irreversible. If not treated, it can be fatal. It is generally thought that once the disease has developed, the alcoholic will not drink normally again. An alcoholic who abstains from drinking, however, can regain control over the aspects of life with which alcohol interfered. The alcoholic is then said to be "recovering," not "cured" of

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    The Disease of Alcoholism

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    often progressive and fatal. Alcoholism is a complex disease with physical, social and psychological consequences, but it can be treated through detoxification and anti-anxiety drugs. What will be explained in this essay is basically the history of alcohol, signs of one possibly being an alcoholic, possibilities to why one becomes an alcoholic, and treatments for it. In the past, alcoholism was often viewed as a moral weakness or character flaw; it was thought that the person could stop drinking if

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    The abuse of alcohol is very costly to society. In the United States, alcohol-related diseases, accidents, lost time from work, and rehabilitation cost billions of dollars each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated there were 75,766 alcohol related deaths in 2001 (Alcoholism). People who are alcoholics either blame it on being hereditary or an addiction. Half of the people either go with it being hereditary and the other half lean more toward it being an addiction.

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    Raymond Carver Essay

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    sawmill town in the Columbia River. His father, Clevie Raymond Carver, worked in the sawmill as a saw-filer. Raymond worked for the mill at the age he became old enough to work. His father was a vicious alcoholic; ultimately foreshadowing Raymond's alcohol problem. Carver's mother, Ella Casey Carver, she was employed to raise the families income by acting as a waitress and retail jobs. His working class family faced poverty among other families in his neighborhood. Carvers father enjoyed telling and

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    Aa Meeting Reflection

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    The AA meeting I attended took place at a church. The church that holds the meeting has a beginner AA meeting that meets Monday nights at 7 pm. However, I decided to go to the regularly meeting which takes place an hour later at 8 pm. I felt as though I would get more out of the regular meetings and get a sense of what regular AA members talk about. Before arriving at the meeting, I was a little anxious because I felt like as though I would be out of place, and I would be intruding on the members

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    functional alcoholic who abuses alcohol constantly and has a great desire for it for various reasons. Some of the reasons that may be directly linked to Marlowe's abuse of alcohol boredom, psychological and or physical dependence and sometimes he drinks casually and socially. But job- related stress is the main reason Marlowe turns to alcohol because there are times he is able to drink on the job, drinking helps him relax and cope with his job-related stress, and alcohol is the agent that helps him deal

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    Alcohol Addiction

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    Alcohol addiction is a complicated problem. Meaning that, alcohol can be an addictive substance. But not everyone who consumes alcohol will become addicted. However, certain people may be more susceptible to become addicts. Alcoholism or alcohol dependency impacts every aspect of a person’s life. An alcoholic suffers mentally, emotionally, and physically. Furthermore, once the addiction takes its toll, almost everyone wants to know how to put an end to this bad habit. It’s just as important

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