• Alcoholism Children Of Alcoholic
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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, p...
  • Alcoholism Alcoholics Then A Person Who Lived A Normal Life
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    Alcoholism By Andrew Dana Allen "What is alcoholism" Alcoholism itself is a chronic illness that is characterized by the habitual consumption of alcohol to a degree that interferes with physical, mental and social health. Alcohol is a depressant that will release feelings of guilt, anxiety and remorse if taken in heavy quantities. It will impair your motor skills slowing both your alertness and awareness that can lead to many accidents. "What are the facts about alcoholism" Recent studies have s...
  • Causes Of Alcoholism Alcoholics Drink
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    Causes of Alcoholism Alcoholism is a disease that affects many people. It not only affects the alcoholic, but also their family, friends, co-workers, and strangers. The symptoms are many, as are the causes and the effects. Alcoholism is defined as an addiction to alcohol. Harmful consequences may result for the alcoholic, yet he continues to drink. The symptoms of alcoholism vary from person to person. The most common symptoms are changes in emotional state or stability, behavior, and personali...
  • Alcohol Alcoholism Model Drinking
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    Alcohol abuse is a very dangerous condition in that it can cause many problems in a persons life and affect many aspects of their lifestyle. Alcoholism (or alcohol abuse) somehow effects everyone's life at some point in time; through a parent, a sibling, a friend, or even personal encounters. Alcohol abuse, as a medical diagnosis, refers to a pattern of behavior characterized by excessive alcohol consumption. This consumption can occur at regular intervals, regular weekend intervals, or during b...
  • Alcoholism Alcohol Drinking Symptoms
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    Alcoholism Alcoholism is a very serious disease in vol ving alcohol beverages. It often affects a lot of people and their families. I will discuss the symptoms of alcoholism, the effects of alcoholism and 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, behavior to cope with the everyday problems peoples lives. More recently alcoholism has become recognized disease of it's own...
  • Alcoholism Disease Or Lack Of Self Control
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    Last year my Uncle was diagnosed with the disease known as alcoholism. He of course went through the whole 12-step program and he is currently a member AA (Alcoholics Anonymous). He has not had a drink since he got out of his 12-step program. This made me think of why alcoholism is considered a disease Why is it not considered a lack of self-control of the substance of alcohol Is it the fact that society is led to believe that addictions are a disease and there is always a self help program to g...
  • Alcoholism Alcoholics Are Male And 25 Percent
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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 is a very com...
  • Alcoholism An Intrepretation Organic Materials
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    Alcoholism has been a problem throughout the history of humanity, a disease which has caused many people to be overcome with burdens, problems, and debts. Alcoholism is a term that is widely recognized throughout the United States and the World. Alcoholism is a chronic disease, progressive and often fatal; it is a disorder and not due to other diseases or emotional problems. Many scientists have tried to define what Alcoholism is, and what this disease may be rooted from. Some people would argue...
  • Alcoholism Symptoms Causes And Effects
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    Alcoholism: Symptoms, Causes, and Effects Composition I April 1, 1997 Alcoholism is a disease that affects many people in the United States today. It not only affects the alcoholic, but also their family, friends, co-workers, and eventually total strangers. The symptoms are many, as are the causes and the effects. Alcoholism is defined as a pattern of drinking in which harmful consequences result for the drinker, yet, they continue to drink. There are two types of drinkers. The first type, the ...
  • Alcoholism Alcohol Drinking Steve
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    I am sitting at home playing Nintendo with my roommate, jake, when I hear a knock at the door. I wonder who in the world would be coming over this late at night, because it's after midnight. As I open the door, the tired, bloodshot eyes of my upstairs neighbor, Steve, stare at me. Hi Sam, Steve says. As he attempts to enter my apartment, he stumbles on the slight rise where the weather strip runs under the door. As he trips, his forehead smashes onto the edge of the coffee table leaving a deep a...
  • Children Of Alcohol Alcoholism Drinking Acoa
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    Parental Alcoholism As A Determinant Of Drinking Styles In Their Adult Children: A Review Parental Alcoholism as a Determinant of Drinking Styles in Their Adult Children: A Review Running head: PARENTAL ALCOHOLISM AS A DETERMINANT OF DRINKING Parental Alcoholism as a Determinant of Drinking Styles in Their Adult Children: A review Considerable research has been conducted in recent years on the personality characteristics of adult and adolescent children of alcoholics (Berkowitz & Perkins, 1988; ...
  • Alcoholism Drinkers Cause
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    Concepts of Wellness 08/04/2003 Alcoholism Alcoholism is a disease that affects many people in the United States today. It not only affects the alcoholic, but also their family, friends, co-workers, and eventually strangers. The symptoms are many, as are the causes and the effects. Alcoholism is defined as a pattern of drinking in which harmful consequences result for the drinker, yet they continue to drink. There are two kinds of drinkers. The first type, the casual or social drinker, drinks be...
  • Alcoholism And Inpatient Treatment
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    Alcoholism, also known as "alcohol dependence," is a disease that is characterized by the following symptoms: Craving - a strong need, or compulsion to drink Loss of control - the inability to limit one's drinking on any given occassion Physical dependence - the occurrence of withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea, sweating, shakiness and anxiety, when alcohol use is stoped after a period of heavy drinking Tolerance - the need for increasing amounts of alcohol in order to get "high" Alcoholism is a...
  • Causes And Effects Of Alcoholism
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    Alcoholism is defined as a primary, chronic disease with genetic and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. Alcoholism is often progressive and fatal. That is to say, alcoholism is a pattern of drinking that causes harmful consequences. The many causes of alcoholism run deep into the family genus system and can cause numerous effects to the present family and social status. Alcoholics start out or develop alcoholism with one drink and continue until the point of in...
  • Alcoholism Development Of Alcohol
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    Alcoholism is a disease that affects many people in the United States today. It not only affects the alcoholic, but it also affects the family, friends and co-workers, and eventually total strangers. The symptoms are many, as are the causes and the effects. Alcoholism is defined as a pattern of drinking in which harmful consequences result for the drinker, yet, they continue to drink. There are two types of drinkers. The first type, the casual or social drinker, drinks because they want to. The...
  • Alcoholism And Teens Alcohol Alcoholic Drinking
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    Alcoholism refers to the drinking of alcoholic beverages to such a degree that important things 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, and social symptoms. The alcoholic continues to consume alcohol even though the destructive consequences he / she may face. Alcoholism is serious,...
  • Alcoholism Alcoholics And Family Members
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    Alcoholism is a treatable illness from which as many as two-thirds of its victims recover. Alcoholism is a family disease and affects not only the alcoholic but also members of the family. Society is more concerned today than ever to learn the true form of alcoholism. Today rather than treating it like a disease alcoholism has become more of a moral weakness, which causes detrimental problems for drinkers and their families. Alcoholism is a primary, chronic disease with genetic psychological and...
  • Alcoholism People Person Alcoholics
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    By Andrew Dana Alcoholism Alcoholism By Andrew Dana Allen "What is alcoholism?' Alcoholism itself is a chronic illness that is characterized by the habitual consumption of alcohol to a degree that interferes with physical, mental and social health. Alcohol is a depressant that will release feelings of guilt, anxiety and remorse if taken in heavy quantities. It will impair your motor skills slowing both your alertness and awareness that can lead to many accidents. "What are the facts about alcoho...
  • Alcoholism Warren Kutcher Alcohol People Alcoholics
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    Warren Kutcher Alcoholism and it s affects Alcoholism is a dangerous and deadly disease that affects not only the alcoholic, but everyone associated with them. Most people don t believe alcoholism is a disease. Alcoholism is a disease characterized by uncontrolled drinking of alcoholic beverages. A person suffering from alcoholism can t stop drinking because he or she depends on alcohol to function physically and mentally. A person s happiness, health and safety are affected by alcoholism. Alcoh...
  • Alcoholism Genetics Environmental Mechanisms
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    Alcoholism and Genetics: Is Your Parent Responsible for Your Drinking? Has heavy drinking affected your family? If it has, you are not alone. Almost half of all adults in the United States (43%) have been directly affected by alcoholism or have a parent, sibling, child or spouse affected by alcoholism. Over 76 million people in this country are directly or indirectly affected by alcoholism, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Alcoholism, a pervasive public health problem whos...