One of the major problems in the society in the world today is alcoholism. The effects of this problem are very dangerous and serious. It can cause many problems in a person life without them even knowing it. It could cause problem such as physical damages to a person’s body, changes in a person’s mood and changes in the person thinking. Some people get use to drinking alcohol which can easily turn into abuse. Alcoholism is a disease which can cause severe damages to your body and also could lead to death. For example, alcoholism causes kidney and liver problems, which could lead to cirrhosis of the liver. Alcoholism can also lead to loss of appetite and depression. It can also alter your digestive system that your body needs to help you stay healthy. All these physical consequences can cause your body harm if you drink large amounts of alcohol. The second effect of alcoholism is how it changes a person’s mood. For instance, alcohol changes a person behavior. Many people react to alcohol differently. The most common behavior when a person drinks is becoming angry. Being angry and drunk can lead to fights, loss of jobs, and cause you your whole family. Why risk all of that over a drink? Last but not least the most important and the most common effect in alcoholism the way it changes a person’s thinking. Many people believe that they can handle their drinking and that it won’t affect them at all.
Alcoholism is a disorder, and like many human disorders there is not a single cause. There has been a lot of controversy over the causes of alcoholism. For a long time, the idea that alcoholism runs in families has been known. Some feel that alcoholism is caused by the environment in which a person lives in. Others argue that it is a genetic disease (Nurnberger 46-53). Not only can not knowing the effects of consuming alcohol or having a misinterpreted idea of them cause alcoholism,…
problem since prohibition from 1920-1933, and still causes many problems for people today, if not more. These problems include family problems, health issues, and addiction. Even though this drug is seen as “acceptable” to society, everyone should think carefully before indulging in alcohol related activities.
Drinking alcohol comes with both short and long term effects on an individual and their body. After one beer the short term effects start, even if somebody doesn’t notice them right away…
17 November 2014
Alcoholism and the Effects on the Body
Alcoholism is now defined as one of the most serious kinds of drugs. Not only do a lot of people not know that it can be highly addictive but also very harmful to your body. According to David Freeman alcohol is related to 60 different health related diseases. It can effect your brain, heart, liver, pancreas, and immune system.
The brain is one of the most important organs in your body and it…
ALCOHOLISM, WHAT’S THAT?
• prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
• The term "alcoholism" was first used in 1849 by the Swedish physician Magnus Huss to describe the systematic adverse effects of alcohol
WHAT ARE SOME CAUSES OF ALCOHOLISM?
Drinking steadily and consistently…
Alcohol Effects on Children
Alcoholism is defined as a diseased condition due to the excessive use of alcoholic beverages. Alcoholism is a serious problem in the world today. Alcoholism is not discriminatory it can affect anyone at any time. The statistics and results on children can be mind blowing. Often it affects highly educated people, and studies have even shown that people who lack motivation are less likely to become addicted to alcohol.
Alcoholism is responsible for more…
Alcoholism has been a major problem in modern societies. It is common to see the high number of people who use intoxicants. If we pay attention to the fact that we have many night parties, we will ensure that the youth age is more sensible to be affected by this problem. Therefore, it is important to understand how their lives are affected by it. So, I would like to show some effects that I consider of utmost importance.
One of the effects that the…
2nd Block/English 11
November 21, 2011
Draft: Alcohol and its Effects
Alcohol can effect people physically, emotionally, and more. In many research studies, alcohol is one of the worst problems in the United States. Alcohol is a drink form a drug which acts as a depressant. However, many people think alcohol is a good thing for them because it affects everyone differently. Drinking alcohol socially can be fun but most of the times people drink more alcohol than their…
Alcohol is the most widely used addictive drug, and use and abuse can lead to the development of tolerance and dependence. (Koob 2003a; Tabakoff et al 1986) For some, alcohol is a form of entertainment. It’s a way for people to get together, socialize, and have a good time. For others, it’s the only way to get through the day. Nothing about alcohol is positive, but is looked at as a way to have a good time. As for negative aspects, it has many. Alcohol causes health problems, psychological…
In today’s society, addictive behavior is one of the most complex and pervasive mental health problems. Alcoholism is especially costly to the disordered individual as well as to society. It creates an enormous toll through alcohol caused accidents (E.g.: Automobile accidents), disruption of family life, facilitation of violence in certain individuals, and inefficiency and loss of businesses (and work/employment in general). Addictive behavior is behavior based on the pathological…
Alcoholism and the Nature vs. Nurture Argument
Does the environment that one grows up in contribute to alcoholism or is alcoholism determined by genetics? It wasn’t until 1991 that alcoholism was considered both a medical and psychiatric disease by the American Medical Association. Alcoholism is defined in the dictionary as a chronic disorder characterized by dependence on alcohol, repeated excessive use of alcoholic beverages, the development of withdrawal symptoms on reducing…