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Alcoholism is a form of drug addiction because the individual suffers from both physical and mental dependence on alcohol. There are 2 categories to this disease—abuse and dependence. An individual who is dependent on alcohol spends much time consuming alcohol, and obtaining it. Physical dependen The most chronic drinking behavior of Alcoholism involves prolonged drinking binges that result in mental or physical issues. Although some individuals can gain control over their dependence in the early stages before completing losing control, no one knows which heavy drinkers can accomplish this a No one knows the cause of alcoholic disease because there are many factors that may cause its development. A individual with an alcoholic parent is more likely to become an alcoholic than an individual who does not have the disease running in her immediate family. Although research indicates that sp An alcoholic may undergo psychological issues, including the need for relieving her anxiety, troubled relationships, depression, and lack of self-esteem. Social issues may arise as well, such as peer pressure, alcohol use being socially accepted, and a stressful lifestyle. Statistics show that appro
When many soldiers and military personnel return home from war, they realize there’s a completely different battle awaiting them– drugs and alcohol. Military alcohol addiction plagues many veterans, who must not only fight to rid themselves of the harsh memories of war but of their addictions as Alcohol and drug abuse is not only common among individuals coming back from war, but also among individuals who are on active duty getting ready to go to war. It is hard to picture the same young soldiers in uniform lifting beer mugs while celebrating, shooting up heroin, smoking crack cocaine, or Much of the addiction veterans suffer from war is related to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). It is an anxiety disorder that can happen after being exposed to any traumatic event that has threatened one’s life or loved one’s safety. Individuals who have been rape victims, and children, you PTSD is a serious reaction to a psychological trauma that overpowers an individual’s defenses. Symptoms can take the form of nightmares and flashbacks, insomnia, anger, hypersensitivity to normal life experiences and avoiding anything that could remind them of the traumatic event.