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  • Alcoholism Of Family Members
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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...
  • Self Help Programs Like Alcoholics Anonymous
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    Teen alcoholism is a problem that has been plaguing the United States for many decades now. The legal age for alcohol consumption is twenty-one years old in every state of the United States, but this law is commonly broken. The fact that it has not been strictly enforced caused an outbreak of alcohol consumption between minors all over, and because of this, we have been accepting teenage drinking more than ever. The problem lies in the lack of law enforcement, the acceptance by parents and guard...
  • Alcohol Problems
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    I feel that alcohol causes problems not only to the user / drinker but also to their spouses, children, and other family members. Problem drinking can change the roles played by family members in relation to one another and the relationships that surround them. As a family member develops this problem, the drinker may fail to perform his or her functions as a breadwinner, to the support their children or to complete chores. These things get done by another person, often times, the spouse. Howeve...
  • Past History Of An Eating Disorder
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    Alcohol use and behaviors in women long-distance race participants reporting a history of bulimia and / or anorexia nervosa women long-distance racers were more likely to report a past history of an eating disorder than the control population and that reported in the general population. We cannot say that running was responsible for the development of the eating disorder. It may be that running can prevent or control eating disorders. High achieving, disciplined, organized women with a history o...
  • Individual With The Alcohol Problem
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    SOBRIETY Severe mood swings, violent rages, memory loss-each of these problems were a part of my family life during the past two or three years. These problems are the result of alcoholism. Recently, a member of my family realized his abuse of alcohol was a major problem to not only himself, but also to those around him. He would lose control of his temper and often would not even remember doing it the next day. Alcohol became a part of his daily life including work, home, and any other activiti...
  • Non Alcoholic Behavior
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    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome What is Fetal alcohol syndrome? Exposure to alcohol before birth can cause a variety of different problems. One of the most severe effects of drinking during pregnancy is fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). FAS is known as one of the leading preventable causes of mental retardation and birth defects. If a woman drinks alcohol during her pregnancy the baby can be born with FAS, which is a lifelong, physically and mentally disabling condition. FAS is characterized by distinctly ab...
  • Br Br Alcoholism
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    HTML FONT SIZE = 3 PT SIZE = 10 Clearly alcohol was in charge and had been for years. It led the way by making our decisions and settling all of our critical issues. I, she, or we didn't - but alcohol did. Specifically, my partner's addiction to alcohol was the most important force in our family. She drank every evening for at least two or three hours. Our child and I became addicted to her use of alcohol, and all of us served to keep the alcohol flowing. If we did not manage this each evening, ...
  • Teens Drink Alcohol
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    Teen Alcoholism: Problems for America's Youth "In 1991, a study by the United States Surgeon General's office stated that 8 million out of the 20.7 million young people in grades 7 through 12 drank alcoholic beverages every week. It went on to say that 454,000 of those youngsters reported weekly binges (Claypool 21)". In the United States and all over the world underage teens are drinking, and it may be because they just don't know about alcohol and its effects (Monroe 56). Underage or teen drin...
  • Non Alcoholic Parent
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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 vocational...
  • M.S.P.H. Alcohol Related Problems
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    Although two thirds of American men and one half of American women drink alcohol, three fourths of drinkers experience no serious consequences from alcohol use. Among those who abuse alcohol, many reduce their drinking without formal treatment after personal reflection about negative consequences. Physicians can help prevent the serious effects of alcohol-related problems by stimulating such reflection and moving patients toward a healthier lifestyle. Family physicians should be on the alert for...
  • Alcoholism In Their Business
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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...
  • Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test Audit
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    Wrong Assessment, Wrong findings, Wrong Intervention (The applicability of standardised measures to other cultures: case example of assessing individuals with an alcohol problem in Saudi Arabia) Introduction 'Standardised measures' (SM) are tools or instruments that are pre-tested for their validity, reliability, sensitivity and specificity. They can be used by researchers and / or professionals to assess, screen or diagnose problems, events or people. The use of standardised measures in other c...
  • Major Problem To Native Americans
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    Throughout many years, Native Americans have been plagued by many cultural, social, and economical problems. Labeled minorities by society, and having to oblige to the cowardly power of the white man, whom in which through war and politics, ethically, mentally and physically wore down Native Americans as people, Native Americans established an unbreakable bond between one another. Through sacred tribal ceremonies and rituals, all Native Americans came together to heal the pain felt from the then...
  • Help For His Alcohol Problem
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    Alcoholism is a large, strongly growing problem in America today. It's pretty sad when a man gets inebriated to the point that he forgets he's supposed to be watching his own child. Dr. Laura was correct in telling the man that he needs to get help for his alcohol problem. Just getting help for his alcoholism isn't the only thing he has to do, however. He also needs to apologize to his wife. This man needs to tell her that he was wrong in what he did and that nothing like that will ever happen a...

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