Alcoholism

Alcoholism

Word Count: 1340What is ? 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. […]

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Alcoholism

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 […]

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Unemployment Connection with Drug Use and Alcoholism

Introduction The paper is focused on the discussion of the impact of alcohol and drug misuse on the chances of employment and unemployment, as well as vice versa, the impact of unemployment on drug or / and alcohol addiction and anti-addiction treatment. The paper also considers connection between unemployment rate, business cycles and substance use. […]

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Children of Alcoholics, the Forgotten Victims

“Alcoholism is a [progressive] disease that not only affects alcoholics themselves, but also greatly affects their families and friends. The problems created by an alcoholic in the family can leave husbands and wives frustrated and angry. It can leave children confused, hurt, and lost” (Trapani 19). Today in the United States, there are approximately twenty-eight […]

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Alcoholism

The reason why I chose to research this topic is because lots and lots of people tend to drink a lot. I wonder why they love to drink so much, I mean its not even that good it taste so bitter and have this really stinky stench. I’ve always wonder why my family likes to […]

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Alcoholism: Nature vs Nurture

A recent study by Dr. Ming D. Li shows that alcoholism (the addiction to alcohol) may actually be linked to a genetic trait- making alcoholism a product of nature. Dr. Li is the head of neurobiology at the University of Virginia, and states that this research is “unique” because it shows that a single gene […]

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Alcoholic Anonymous Meeting

Group Selection: I selected an Alcoholic anonymous meeting. I wanted to see what they do and how it works for people who are alcoholics. I searched alcoholic anonymous meetings in Fresno and found this community service group online at http://fresnoaa.org/home/ Purpose of the group: In Alcoholic Anonymous meeting, people gather from community in groups to […]

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Genetic and Environmental Influences in Alcoholic Tendencies

Alcoholic Tendencies in people may be triggered by environmental influences, genetic influences, or both. Some people may be at a great risk of developing alcoholism because of this. Genetics alone can cause certain behaviors in people. If a child grows up in an environment where neither of the parents are alcoholics but the child carries […]

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Alcoholic Authors

The prominence of alcoholism in American literature, at least in the first half of the twentieth century, and the relationship between great authors and alcoholism has become somewhat of a literary cliche. Icons such as Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, and Jack Kerouac are as famous for their work as they are infamous for […]

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Alcoholics Anonymous

In the weeks prior to attending to the Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, I was very hesitant to go. I had attended a few AA meetings many years ago with my Aunt. However, I was too young to understand the purpose and significance of the meetings. After being exposed to AA at such young age, I have […]

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