DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS AND ALCOHOLISM

There is a strong relationship between clinical depression and dependency on alcohol with roughly fifty percent of alcohol dependant persons exhibiting manifestations of major depression in any given length of time. Alcohol and depressive disorders don't mix well. Alcohol on its own is a depressant and could aggravate pre-existing cases of major

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Learning About Dry Drunk Syndrome

The term dry drunk is thought to originate from 12 Step recovery groups. Instead of discovering joy in their life away from alcohol, they can act as if they were serving a prison sentence. The lone adjustment this person has made is to cease drinking, yet in other respects their life continues to be the same. The Cause of Dry Drunk Syndrome I

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ALCOHOL ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH

Mental health issues not only arise from consuming too much alcohol. They can also compel people to drink too much. There is some evidence linking light drinking with improved overall health in some adults. Between one and three drinks on a daily basis have been found to help defend against heart disease, dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease, and a

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What to Expect at a Drug and Alcohol Therapy Centers

Alcohol abuse is among the largest problems worldwide today. A man or woman addicted to alcohol may suffer from liver cirrhosis. Alcohol addiction also has adverse repercussions on fertility in both women and men. Together with physiological problems, the alcoholic and his family undergoes serious mental injury. The ability to socialize too is impa

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Excessive Or Binge Drinking: A Gamble For Teens

Liquor stores, pubs, and alcoholic beverage companies help to make alcohol consumption appear attractive and fun. It's quite easy for anyone to get caught up in a social scene with lots of peer pressure. Without doubt, one of the leading areas of peer pressure, especially with teens, is drinking. Lots of people, particularly our young people, do

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