Alcohol And Drug Abuse In Mental Health

Word Count: 690 Summary: Alcohol abuse is overrated, while drug abuse is underrated. The DSM manual suggests that substance abuse there are differences in the definition of drug and alcohol use. To confuse matters worse the law has its own version of who is an alcoholic or drug addict. Some of the symptoms that help professionals determine if alcohol and drugs are a problem include, excessive drinking/drugging, problems with the law, withdrawal symptoms, shaking of the hands, and so forth. If a p… Keywords: Alcohol,drugs Article Body: Alcohol abuse is overrated, while drug abuse is underrated. The DSM manual suggests that substance abuse there are differences in the definition of drug and alcohol use. To confuse matters worse the law …

Alcohol – Is there a comparison with hard drugs?

Word Count: 330 Summary: Alcohol is addictive. You will find many people who will argue with this statement, but alcohol fits all the definitions of a harmful and addictive drug. Given the toxic nature of alcohol, if the substance was discovered today, it would never be licensed as a drug or food. Keywords: alcoholic, alcohol abuse, liver disease, alcoholism, alcoholics anonymous, AA, alcohol addiction Article Body: Alcohol is addictive. You will find many people who will argue with this statement, but alcohol fits all the definitions of a harmful and addictive drug; 1. You need to take more and more of it to get the same effect 2. Your body becomes physically dependent on alcohol. 3. People die from alcohol …

Alcohol and Drug Treatment

Word Count: 456 Summary: Do you like an occasional beer, or maybe a sip of wine? It’s no big deal in moderation. We all love to kick back with a fine wine or frosty brew. However, too many individuals take this perk to a whole new level. How much alcohol is too much? Keywords: alcohol and drug treatment Article Body: You find it everywhere, very often it’s even a sign of “coolness” or a sign of quality life style. But you know… Do you like an occasional beer, or maybe a sip of wine? It’s no big deal in moderation. We all love to kick back with a fine wine or frosty brew. However, too many individuals take this perk …