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  • Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism Alcoholism, is an illness involving the excessive use of alcoholic beverages, whether it's a can of beer or other sources such as vodka, and whiskey etc. It often affects a lot of people and their families. I will discuss the symptoms of alcoholism. I will continue into the effects of alcoholism. Then conclude with the treatment of the disease. It is a very serious disease. Alcoholism has been often been thought of as a symptom of a psychological or social problem, or as a learned

  • Alcoholism

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    rarely hear the emotional and physical side effects of this outrageous substance. Alcoholism is a disease that makes people have a desire to drink and have the mental and physical effects of the beverage, this life threatening disease is curable but a tough fight. Having a drink after work or going to parties fairly often may not seem like a big deal until someone starts to do it all the time. Signs of alcoholism can appear with the most minute accusations; for example; having a strong urge to drink

  • Alcoholism

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    What is Alcoholism? The definition of alcoholism can be described as a chronic illness, which is marked by uncontrolled consumption of alcoholic beverages that interferes with physical or mental health, and social, family or occupational responsibilities. This dependence on alcohol has only been diagnosed as a medical disorder recently in the medical field. Like many other diseases, it has a predictable course and is influenced environmentally and sometimes genetically. The disease can also be called

  • Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism and its Effects On the Family Alcohol is a very powerful drug. It can ruin someone’s life. It may also be able to ruin everyone that alcoholic lives around. But first what is alcoholism. Alcoholism is a chronic disorder characterized by dependence on alcohol, repeated excessive use of alcoholic beverages, development of withdrawal symptoms on reducing or ceasing alcohol intake, morbidity that may include cirrhosis of the liver, and decreased ability to function socially and vocationally

  • Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism Alcoholism addiction is a stigmatized disorder. The alcoholic is a sick person Suffering from a disease for which there is, no known cure in the sense that he or she will ever be able to drink moderately. I have learned that the alcoholic must learn to stay away from alcohol completely in order to lead a normal life. Fundamentally, alcoholism is a health problem, a physical and emotional disease rather that a question of too little willpower or of moral weakness. “The Son of

  • The Consequences Of Alcoholism: The Reality Of Alcoholism

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    The Reality of Alcoholism “You have a hollowed out heart but it’s heavy in your chest I try so hard to fight it but it’s hopeless. Oh, father, please, father I’d love to leave you alone but I can’t let you go. Oh, father, please, father put the bottle down for the love of a daughter”(Demi). This is the chorus of the song For The Love Of A Daughter by the talented Demi Lovato. The song is about Lovato growing up with an abusive and alcoholic father. Throughout the song she opens up about how scared

  • Alcoholism

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    physical dependency is often not clear. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism defines excessive drinking as more than 14 drinks a week and/or more than 4 drinks at the same sitting. A definition of addiction is having a dependency to a particular substance and if that substance can cause a person's life to alter from a steady track to all of a sudden be turned upside down and a mess. Alcoholism, obsession, and personal failures are usually the sort of thing people like to keep under

  • Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism Alcohol Dependence is a disease characterized by: a strong need or compulsion to drink, the frequent inability to stop drinking once a person has begun, the occurrence of withdrawal symptoms (nausea, sweating, shakiness) when alcohol use is stopped after a period of heavy drinking, and the need for increasing amounts of alcohol in order to feel an affect. Most experts agree that alcoholism is a disease just as high blood pressure, diabetes and arthritis are diseases. Like these other

  • Alcoholism

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    Alcoholism is a wide-ranging and complex disease that heavily plagues society. Drinking is defined as the consumption of a liquid, and/or the act of drinking alcoholic beverages especially to excess. Every year alcohol is responsible for 1/2 of all murders, accidental deaths, and suicides; 1/3 of all drowning, boating, and aviation deaths; 1/2 of all crimes; and almost 1/2 of all fatal automobile accidents (Overview 1). Alcohol is a potent nonprescription drug sold to anyone over the national legal

  • Alcoholism Essay

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    Brian Serein Period 5 4/08/14 U.S History Honors Alcoholism Throughout history people have drank alcohol as a means of wealth, just to pass the time, or as an escape from reality. In today’s modern world, people use alcohol as a means of having a good time or just love the taste of alcohol. For the individuals who love alcohol and drink a surplus amount of alcohol every week is considered an alcoholic, also known as alcoholism. Alcoholics are known to destroy their futures drinking liquor, so to