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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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 died

  • Alcoholism

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    coming from the decision to finally quit. People need to know about all of the risks they're taking when they decide to drink. Alcoholism means compulsive and uncontrolled consumption of alcohol. Alcoholism is when people depend on alcohol physically, mentally, or emotionally. Dependence of the substance can severely damage your body. Early deaths are a common effect of alcoholism, but there are plenty of other serious effects you can get. The first thing that alcohol affects is your mental stat...

  • Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism Alcoholism is not a disease that effects just the drinker. In time alcoholism will literally tear apart a family. At first communications in a family will be disrupted, then hatred will develop toward the abuser(s), and sure to follow is the physical abuse. In today’s society children suffer a great deal of emotional, psychological, and physical pain due to parental abuse of alcohol. When alcohol is abused in a family, all members are effected, especially the children. Children are the

  • Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism Alcoholism refers to the drinking of alcoholic beverages to such a degree that major aspects of an individual's life--such as work, school, family relationships, or personal safety and health--are seriously and repeatedly interfered with. Alcoholism is considered a disease, meaning that it follows a characteristic course with known physical, psychological, and social symptoms. The alcoholic continues to consume alcohol despite the destructive consequences. Alcoholism is serious, progressive

  • Alcoholism

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    Many of us know that to be categorized as an alcoholic one is always drunk and acting out of character, but alcoholism is much more than that. Alcoholism is when an individual is dependent on alcohol, consumes large amounts of alcoholic drinks, cannot function socially or at work, and has symptoms of withdrawal while trying to quit drinking. (Dictionary.com) Heredity, conditioning, and environment can contribute to the use of alcohol. One beverage can affect parts of the brain and nervous system

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