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4 Can alcohol abuse or alcholism cause mental illness?

Can alcohol abuse or alcholism cause mental illness?

December 23rd, 2012

Experts don’t agree. It is very hard to know if mental illnesses lead to alcoholism or if the physical and social consequences of alcoholism lead to other psychiatric symptoms. More here from psychiatrist Dr. Joel Holiner on the relationship between mental health and alcohol abuse.

2 What are treatments for alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and alcohol addiction?

What are treatments for alcoholism, alcohol abuse, and alcohol addiction?

December 9th, 2012

Treatment for alcoholism includes a medically supervised detox, medications, and psycho-therapeutic interventions. More on treatment for alcohol abuse or addiction to alcohol here.

2 Can alcohol abuse or alcoholism kill?

Can alcohol abuse or alcoholism kill?

December 3rd, 2012

Yes. Alcohol abuse and alcoholism are related to over 75,000 deaths each year in the U.S. More here on how alcoholism kills.

28 Spiritual healing from addiction - How can I start?

Spiritual healing from addiction – How can I start?

November 27th, 2012

Surrender is the first step to healing your spirit and works in addiction treatment. Addiction is bigger than you and you need God to take it from you. Have faith that deliverance is possible and learn where to start your spiritual journey here.

6 Is alcohol addictive?

Is alcohol addictive?

November 25th, 2012

Yes. Alcohol is addictive. In fact, alcohol can have a high potential for addiction. More here on the addictive quality of alcohol.

7 Can alcoholics drink again?

Can alcoholics drink again?

November 21st, 2012

A true alcoholic may want to drink again. But the reality is that a real alcoholic experiences alcohol cravings when they drink, which only leads to a dead end. More here on why alcoholics should aim to remain abstinent instead.

2 How Does Alcohol Work?

How Does Alcohol Work?

November 13th, 2012

Alcohol absorbs into the bloodstream via the stomach and small intestine. How does alcohol work to affect the nervous system and brain? We review more here.

How does alcohol make you drunk?

How does alcohol make you drunk?

November 12th, 2012

Alcohol gets you drunk by altering the body’s molecules immediately when ingested. More on how alcohol works, intoxication and inebriation here.

24 Thiamine deficiency, alcohol, and alcoholism

Thiamine deficiency, alcohol, and alcoholism

May 9th, 2012

Alcoholic drinking and possible thiamine deficiency can result in brain disorders. Learn how to treat or reverse adverse effects of chronic drinking or alcoholism by increasing your thiamine levels here.

8 Is alcoholism a mental illness or symptom of one?

Is alcoholism a mental illness or symptom of one?

April 11th, 2012

Is alcoholism a symptom of mental illness, depression or underlying imbalances in the brain? Yes, possibly. We explore here.

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