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  • Children From Families With Alcoholic Problems
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    Children who grow up In families In which parents abuse alcohol live in fear, suffer and 'learn'; behavior that inhibit their future lives. Many parents are worried of what is happening with children, who face the fact of excessive drinking of alcohol. Parents from alcoholic families, but those who don't drink are afraid that their children will inherit the addiction. Some parents are fearful of the destructive possibility and braking up of the family; others think that children don't see anythi...
  • Alcoholic Parent
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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 t...
  • Drinking Age Back To Eighteen
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    American society believes that lowering the drinking age back to eighteen will lead to a domino affect of bad premonitions like rampant drinking binges, raving alcoholics, and more traffic accident deaths upon the entire nation. Realistic Alcohol Laws for Legal Youth (RALLY) is one of many major organizations dedicated to rectifying these faulty perspectives that Americans hold. Due to the irrelevance on the number of alcohol related car accidents in the 1970?'s, the parents obligation to teach ...
  • Our Parent's Teachings About Alcohol
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    Entering the Field of Alcohol Teaching our youth of today about the consequences of alcohol would be beneficial to many young teens. In colleges today students like myself enter a whole new ballpark with alcohol, by being surrounded by other teens that drink and party on a daily basis. Getting so intoxicated students become violently ill, or are sent to hospitals to get their stomach pumped. All this leads to information that these students are lacking, because their parents didn t teach him wha...
  • Children Of Alcoholic Parents
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    The Effects of Parental Alcoholism on Children Until rather recently, the impact of alcoholism was measured by its effect on the alcoholic, by days lost from work and highway fatalities. New research, however, has tended to concentrate on the impact of alcoholism on the family, especially the children of alcoholics. Numerous studies have reported on the familial transmission of alcoholism. It has been shown that alcoholics have more biological relatives with an alcohol problem than do nonalcohol...
  • Adult Children Of Alcoholics
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    In the United States, twenty million children are experiencing physical, verbal and emotional abuse from parents who are addicted to alcohol. Growing up in an alcoholic house can leave emotional scars that may last a lifetime. This is tragic because we consider that childhood is the foundation on which our entire lives are fabricated. When a child's efforts to bond with an addicted parent are handicapped, the result is confusion and intense anxiety. In order to survive in a home deficient, of he...
  • Families With Alcoholic Parents
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    Alcoholism refers to the abuse of alcohol by individuals who are unable to control their binge drinking behavior over a prolonged period of time. Alcoholics are not simply people who consume alcohol; instead, their entire lives revolve around alcohol. While many people usually dismiss the effects of heavy drinking to a hangover that will not last beyond the day, the effects of alcoholism are infinitely more enduring and devastating not only for the alcoholics, but also for their families and fri...
  • 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...
  • Alcohol And Driving Drink Driving
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    Introduction Teenage years are filled with uncertainty. Intense pressure to perform and succeed is felt by many teenagers. Perceived failure at home and / or school can lead to the need for escape. Teenagers often see their parents react to stress by drinking, thus providing a bad example for them. They also see their favourite movie actors or actresses getting drunk when they go to a movie so they think that it's OK for them to do it but what they don't know is it really hurts them in the long ...
  • Alcoholic Parent
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    Drunk Driving and Alcoholism My book report is about living with someone who drinks too much. I chose this topic because hit its very close to home. In the book that I read it tells about other children who are or have grown up with an alcoholic parent. I learned alcoholism which is what makes you an alcoholic. I also learned about what some kids go through while growing up. This book tells you how to deal with someone who is an alcoholic and how to deal with your self as well. This book was ver...
  • Association Of Parental Alcoholism To 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; ...
  • Alcoholic Parents
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    Alcoholism; Does It Only Affect The User Many people don t realize how greatly alcoholic parents affect children. I have experienced most of the effects myself. Growing up in the house under the supervision of an alcoholic can be very painful. Doing this paper gave me a lot of insight on myself. I found some reason as to why I am the way I am. Although it might not be as fatal as fetal alcohol syndrome, it can definitely shape the way a person handles themselves in many different situations. One...
  • Alcoholic Parents
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    Helping Families of Alcoholics According to Alcohol And You, We live in a society that drinks heavily, and teens are influenced by this. (Claypool 15.) Living with an alcoholic basically means living with stress a great deal of the time. Alcoholism is a family disease that effects not just one person in the family but everyone. In ThePower Of Inclination", the wife's love for an alcoholic made her terrified and upset. Also, in You " ll Miss Me When I'm Gone alcohol affects the entire family, eve...
  • Crabbe With His Problem
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    Many people believe that life is simple. They say that if you have the brains and the money, you can get anywhere in life. But, for some people, it's not as easy as it seems. People thinking you have it all when instead, you may have nothing. In fact, in the novel Crabbe, the author, William Bell presents the main character as an irresponsible person. It became apparent that Crabbe was an alcoholic and a person who blamed the world for his problems. After running away to the woods to get away fr...
  • Importance Of Parental Alcohol Abuse
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    Topic Description The topic I chose for the research assignment is children of alcoholics. I chose to focus more on the children that are involved in families of alcoholics rather than on the family as a whole, because I felt there would be too much information. Because I grew up in a stable, relatively normal family, I chose to research a topic in which I did not have experience with. The participants that I chose for the interview are people that I know to have problems with parental alcoholis...
  • Sarah's Car
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    Step 5. Admit to God, ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. Dear The family of Sarah Fol liard, The disease I have is alcoholism. I got this disease before I moved to the United States, when I was a child growing up in France. It is a French tradition to drink wine at every meal, as did my family. I soon became addicted to the taste, and when the bottles disappeared my family never suspected me. As soon as I became old enough I misused my privilege to possess alcoh...
  • Students From Families Of Alcoholic Parents
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    Alcohol and The Effects on Behavior The articles in which I reviewed dealt with alcoholism and the many different effects it has on behavior. The purpose for each experiment differs, but they all deal whit alcohol and the effects of its behavior. In each of the articles used to complete this research a comparison was mead between people who had been affected by alcoholism to people who had not. The reason for this was to see if alcohol had any effect on an individual's behavior. In the first stu...
  • Alcoholic Parents
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    Alcoholism April 30, 2001 According to Alcohol And You, We live in a society that drinks heavily, and teens are influenced by this. Living with an alcoholic basically means living with stress a great deal of the time. Alcoholism is a family disease that affects not just one person in the family but everyone. In The Power Of Inclination,' the wife's love for an alcoholic made her terrified and upset. Also, in You " ll Miss Me When I'm Gone alcohol affects the entire family, even though the alcoho...
  • Genetic Component In The Risk For Alcoholism
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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...

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