Essays Tagged: "alcoholics"


ain damage or early death.Some 10 percent of the adult drinkers in the United States are considered alcoholics or at least they experience drinking problems to some degree. More males than females are ... public becomes more aware of the nature of alcoholism, the social stigma attached to it decreases, alcoholics and their families tend to conceal it less, and diagnosis is not delayed as long. Earlier ...

(3 pages) 118 1 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


most common symptoms seen are changes in emotional state or stability, behavior, and personality. 'Alcoholics may become angry and argumentive, or quiet and withdrawn or depressed. They may also feel ... relief by drinking more' (Gitlow 175).'Because time and amount of drinking are uncontrollable, the alcoholics is likely to engage in such behaviors as [1] breaking family commitments, both major and ...

(4 pages) 393 1 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This essay tells you: What Alcoholism Is, What Are It's Side Effects?, and Why To Avoid It.

d by a craving for alcohol. People who endure this persistent ailment are universally identified as alcoholics. Countless diverse types of citizens with different occupations like doctors, lawyers, wo ...

(1 pages) 285 5 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


usually progressive disease that includes both a psychological and a physicaladdiction to alcohol. Alcoholics know what will happen to them when they drink but theyare so addicted they can't stop dri ... like any illness, canstrike at any age. Ten percent of the adult drinkers in the U.S are considered alcoholics orat least experience drinking problems to some degree. Surveys have shown that morethan ...

(8 pages) 232 1 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Treatments of Alcoholism

arms society in numerous ways and it is in society's best interest to find effective treatments for alcoholics.The primary goal of all treatments for alcoholism is to get the alcoholic to stop drinkin ... physical addiction of alcoholism. Others emphasize the alcoholic's social or psychological cravings.Alcoholics Anonymous and Rational Recovery are two support groups that help alcoholics recover. Othe ...

(7 pages) 166 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Smoking - Human Awareness Essay

this essay is based on refer to issues such as "surgery being banned on so called 'fat' people and alcoholics" and "transplants useless as they don't listen to doctors anyway"It seems that doctors an ...

(4 pages) 100 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


one third of high school students in the US are though to be problem drinkers. Many already may be alcoholics.A person who is dependent on alcohol is called an alcoholic. Drunk drivers account for on ... n the United States.From data obtained in autopsy studies, it appears that between 10 % and 15 % of alcoholics have cirrhosis at the time of death. Cirrhosis is a chronic disease of the liver characte ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

"Alcoholism among college students." Authot Irina Volosciuk

are more then 10 million drinkers in our world. Alcoholism is the one of the oldest world problems. Alcoholics "become psychologically addicted and are nervous, angry, anxious when not drinking (Luks, ... ding, hypnotizing it is far of being all list of treating alcoholism. There is society of anonymous alcoholics. Doctors think that it is most helpful way to treat alcoholism. Alcoholism is an illness ...

(3 pages) 157 4 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Alcoholism and its effect.

. Today I will talk about what this illness is, what effects it has on your body, why people become alcoholics, the major symptoms that characterize alcoholism and finally the treatments available for ... .Studies show that more men than women develop an alcohol problem, and ages 18-29 also increase the alcoholics' numbers.B.Alcohol cannot only destroy your social life; it can also take away your healt ...

(4 pages) 183 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


or accidental such as drowning or head injuries from falling. Drunk driving is a major problem with alcoholics. Alcohol kills.Serious ProblemOne in every thirteen adults abuse alcohol and are alcoholi ... ters aged ten to eighteen are at serious risk of becoming involved in abuse of alcohol. Children of alcoholics are three to four times more likely to develop alcohol problems then the children of non- ...

(2 pages) 153 3 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

A project on night blindness, how it is caused, treatment of night blindness, symptoms, and preventing night blindness

iency is a common cause for night blindness. Some people are just born with it. Many people who are alcoholics or drink a lot may also get Night Blindness because drinking can damage your liver, which ... and progresses into adulthood. Typical sufferers of Night Blindness are the elderly, teenagers and alcoholics. Many younger kids maybe born with night blindness it may also be an indicator of Retinit ...

(3 pages) 46 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Boys will be boys.

d impulsivity. That may help explain why more males than females carry through with suicide, become alcoholics and are diagnosed with ADD." Researchers also believe that boys who are obligated to shut ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Alcoholism and Alcohol Dependence.

, chronic disease marked by a craving for alcohol. People who suffer from this illness are known as alcoholics. They cannot control their drinking even when it becomes the underlying cause of serious ... olism (NIAAA), a United States government agency that is part of the National Institutes of Health. Alcoholics develop a craving, or a strong urge, to drink despite awareness that drinking is creating ...

(13 pages) 252 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Cornelius Vanderbilt.

, New York. His early years were catastrophic to say the least. His parents, both rough and abusive alcoholics, constantly fell deeper and deeper into debt daily. Soon food was becoming scarce and Van ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


1. What is alcoholism? 2. How do people become alcoholics? 3. What are theeffects of alcoholism? 4. How do you diagnose alcoholism? 5. Is there a c ... rs are the most dangerous, they are the most likely to die of alcoholpoisoning.How do people become alcoholics? Nobody knows how people becomealcoholics. Many people believe that it is a genetic trait ... by notfunctioning or being drunk. They either do not attend family gatherings or disrupt them.Some alcoholics can be abusive to other family members. A lot of families findthemselves in financial tro ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

A speech.

nsumption?A recent study on the difference between heavy drinking and alcoholism has suggested that alcoholics are more common than we currently believe. The stereotypical image of what an alcoholic l ... nd environmental factors. Today many believe that the most harmful effects of alcohol abuse seen in alcoholics are caused by a build up of a toxic metabolic by-product of alcohol called acetaldehyde. ...

(4 pages) 59 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Response to essay, "The Lesson".

learned something that day, walking the streets with Miss Moore.The comparison of Miss Moore to the alcoholics that lived on the streets illustrates the "young and foolish" side of the character, Sylv ...

(2 pages) 82 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Put in Perspective.

schools, people don't get along, and some how the geniuses just don't belong.Perspective....Drugged alcoholics, a mother on crack, the doctors can't save them.... who do we thank?Sexual diseases, herp ...

(1 pages) 95 3 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

This Essay is about Alcohol use as a christian for and against.

control I believe that this would be a non-issue but since 1 in 9 people that drink "socially" are alcoholics we have to realize that social drinking is a problem in and of itself. (Paton, 15)It is i ... ager or young adult. (Braun, 75) What I have found is that most people don't classify themselves as alcoholics or problem drinkers most classify themselves as social drinkers. (Taylor, 25) Based on th ...

(5 pages) 74 3 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


us problem in today's society. In the United States 13 percent of the adult drinkers are considered alcoholics, or they experience drinking problems to some degree (Sue,Sue,Sue(pg.290). It touches all ... influence its development (Brown)pgs.75-78). Some researchers have suggested that in several cases, alcoholics have an inherited, predisposition to alcohol addiction. Alcoholism cannot be cured but th ...

(4 pages) 107 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology