I want to first introduce what Alcoholism or Alcohol Dependence is. It is a chronic disease marked by a craving for alcohol. People who suffer from this illness are known as alcoholics. Alcoholism is a substance-drug used to suppress ones feeling and emotions during depression. In the United States, people who start to drink at an early age are at particular risk for developing alcohol dependence. Although alcoholism is also abused amongst the general population who like to drink to ether loose reality with the world or to achieve recognition by there close friends. There are specific reasons for people to drink alcohol, and become who they are.
Some of the factors contributing to alcohol use include medical disorders, marital difficulties, job loss, or automobile crashes. Medical science has yet to identify the exact cause of alcoholism, but research suggests that genetic, psychological, and social factors influence its development.
Alcoholism is possible to cure but very difficult because it is the victim's choice to quit. Unfortunately due to the drugs dependency withdrawal symptoms that include nausea, sweating, shakiness, and anxiety could be so serious it could cause severe biological damage or even death. There are various treatment options that can help an alcoholic avoid drinking and regain a healthy life style. One of the crucial treatments is prevalence. Other methods to treat alcohol dependency vary, depending upon an individual's medical and personal needs. Some heavy drinkers who recognize their problem appear to recover on their own. Others recover through participation in the programs of Alcoholics Anonymous or other self-help groups.
Statistics show that alcohol dependence touches successful business executives, skilled mechanics, laborers, homemakers, and church members of all religions and cultures. To better understand the environment of alcoholics and recognize their problem and treat it, we must know some...