Alcoholism

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  • Alcoholism : Alcoholism And Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism Around the world, alcohol is abused by millions of people. Alcoholism is often misunderstood by people who simply drink to converse. Obviously, this is not the correct way to define alcoholism. According to dictionary.com, it is considered a disease in which a human drinks alcohol frequently and depends on it. They will not know or understand when to stop, even while knowing what effects it can cause, such as health. Not only health, but other things in life can be affected by alcohol

  • Alcoholism And Alcoholism

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    There are some people who disagree with calling Alcoholism a disease. Alcoholism is an addiction to the consumption of alcoholic liquor or the mental illness and obsessive behavior resulting from alcohol dependency. When alcohol becomes a habit of someone's life, it is obvious that certain impacts of alcoholism will be apparent in the person's life. There are a variety of differences in the prevalence of alcoholism throughout numerous countries. “Alcohol consumption in Ireland almost tripled between

  • Alcoholism And Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism is an epidemic in America that affects the lives of many. Alcoholism, as a disease, affects the individual, the family, and the society as a whole. Families are torn apart, domestic violence occurs, and innocent bystanders lives can be changed forever. Drunk driving is just one of the many issues involving the abuse of alcohol. Alcohol abuse can lead an individual to other drugs and substance dependence. Alcohol affects decision making, the outcome of this is a loss of self-consciousness

  • Alcoholism And Alcoholism

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    Alcohol related mortality rates are caused by alcoholism. Alcoholism is defined as an addiction to alcohol consumption. Alcohol has existed since the creation of agriculture thousands of years ago. Agriculture provided individuals with access to alcohol and it was not until developed research realized it was an addictive substance. The production and availability of alcohol has led to the rise of addiction. Addiction is a growing problem in current society. One of the major triggers of addiction

  • Alcoholism And Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism is a pattern of alcohol consumption that involves difficulties controlling your drinking, being preoccupied by alcohol, and binge drinking to the point at which you will have withdrawal symptoms when you decrease your alcohol intake or stop drinking all together (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2017). Alcohol affects every organ in the body by acting as a central nervous system depressant that is absorbed by the stomach and small intestine and gets metabolized by the liver, but any excess alcohol

  • Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism      Alcoholism refers the drinking of alcohol to such a degree that major aspects of one's life are seriously and repeatedly interfered with. These aspects include work, school, family relationships, personal safety and health. Alcoholism is considered a disease. It has known physical, psychological and social symptoms. An alcoholic continues to drink even despite the destructive consequences. Alcoholism is serious and progressive. It can be fatal if not treated. Alcoholism

  • Alcoholism

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    there are steps and reasons alcoholism occurs within society. Alcoholism is an illness that is directly associated with persistent and excessive use of alcoholism (Mascott). According to Cunha, there is not a well-established cause for alcoholism but however there is a growing evidence for it being genetic. Recent research, believe that a gene (D2 dopamine receptor gene) that, when inherited in a specific form, might increase a person's chance of developing alcoholism. There are also a variety of

  • Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism, or alcohol dependence, is a chronic disease, which is common in our world today. In the United States, 1 in every 13 adults is either an abuser of alcohol or an alcoholic. This disease includes a craving from the victim in spite of any problems or consequences, which they may have or have had. Consequences of this disease are often very severe; for example, job problems frequently arise. In addition to serious job dilemmas, victims of this disease often get into mischief with the law

  • Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism Alcoholism is a disease in which a person has an overwhelming desire to drink alcoholic beverages. A person who has this desire is called an alcoholic because he/she feels forced to drink. Alcoholism is considered one of the most serious problems in the world. Alcohol creates many problems in our society and people's personal lives. A large number of people in the world die from different diseases caused by alcohol. According to the Maclean's magazine, " In 1993, 3,062 people

  • alcoholism

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         Alcoholism has devastating effects not only to society, but also to the family structure. Alcohol dependence develops differently in each individual. But certain symptoms characterize the illness, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). An alcoholic separates them self from almost all social situations and consumes his/her self in having another drink or thinking about their next drink. Seventy six million Americans, about 43% of

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