Wednesday April 16th 2014

alcoholism

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Living with an alcoholic mom

February 11th, 2014

Alcoholism impacts the ability to participate in family life. An alcoholic mother does not have the ability to be emotionally present and to give to her children the love, care, and affection they need. So how can you learn to care for yourself when living with an alcoholic mom? Maggie Harmon explores here.

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Alcohol and the modern world (INFOGRAPHIC)

January 20th, 2014

Get up-to-date on the definition of problem drinking and its associated harms worldwide. Statistics on alcohol use and abuse in the U.S. as well as internationally, and ideas for how we can prevent harm caused by alcohol use…based on the collaborative World Health Organization (WHO) Report on “Alcohol and Injuries”, essential reading for anyone interested in harm reduction among drinkers.

Growing up in an alcoholic family: Coping and treatment

December 21st, 2013

Alcoholism affects entire families, not just a single individual. So what are some common traits of children of alcoholics? And what treatment options exist for those who grew up in alcoholic homes? We review here.

Physical addiction to alcohol

November 28th, 2013

Physical addiction to alcohol is known as alcohol dependence. Does dependence on alcohol indicate alcoholism? We review here and invite your questions about physical addiction to alcohol at the end.

Alcohol overdose: How much amount of alcohol to OD?

November 22nd, 2013

How much alcohol does it take to really be in trouble? We review alcohol overdose as how alcohol works in the body here and invite your questions about binge drinking at the end. What is the danger of drinking too much alcohol? How are intoxication and overdose related? We explore the answers to these questions […]

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Help for alcohol addiction

June 24th, 2013

Alcohol addiction ruins lives and causes financial stress. Getting help for alcohol addiction is the first and a necessary step to recovery. Read on to find out how you can get help for your addiction or you can help someone that you care about.

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What is alcohol withdrawal?

April 7th, 2013

Alcohol withdrawal occurs when you stop using alcohol after prolonged use, or a binge. Find out more about alcohol withdrawal here.

What are alcohol withdrawal symptoms?

March 30th, 2013

Alcohol withdrawal is characterized by physical and psychological symptoms such as difficulty thinking, depression, mood swings, or (in severe cases) seizures and delerium. Learn more about alcohol withdrawal symptoms here.

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Is alcoholism a disease?

February 16th, 2013

Some say yes. Some say no. But alcoholism definitely affects your health of body and mind. More on alcoholism as a disease here.

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Family therapy for alcoholism and alcohol abuse

February 13th, 2013

Family therapy for alcoholism addresses the group dynamics that can contribute to problem drinking. More here on what you can expect during family therapy for alcohol abuse.

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