• Alcohol and Drinking

    Alcohol and drinking.pdf   Alcohol is derived from the fermentation of sugar by yeast. It is a drug. The main psychoactive ingredient in alcoholic drinks is ethanol, or ethyl alcohol. More >>
  • Am I a safe drinker?

    Am I a safe drinker.pdf   What are the recommended safe limits of alcohol drinking? More >>
  • Internet therapy versus internet self-help versus no treatment for problematic alcohol use: a randomized controlled trial

    Internet therapy versus.pdf   Blankers M., Koeter M.W.J., Schippers G.M. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology: 2011, 79(3), p. 330–341. From the Netherlands, the first randomised controlled trial to evaluate internet-based therapy for problem drinking via text-chat conver More >>
  • How to Deal With Alcohol Addiction

    Dealing with alcohol addiction.pdf   By Ric Hite Alcohol can be the cause of a lot of good times, but it can also be the cause of a lot of pain for many people. Research suggests that alcoholism affects anywhere from 15 to 30 million people at any given time. The effects of having too muc More >>
  • Overcoming alcoholism

    Overcoming alcoholism.pdf   The first step in treating alcoholism is the acknowledgement of the problem in the first place. Unless a person understands that their drinking has reached problem levels there is little chance that they’ll have the desire and the drive needed to overcome More >>
  • Signs and symptoms of alcoholism

    Signs of being an alcoholic.pdf   Alcoholism is the most severe form of problem drinking. Alcoholism involves all the symptoms of alcohol abuse, but it also involves another element: physical dependence on alcohol. If you rely on alcohol to function or feel physically compelled to drink, More >>
  • What causes addiction

    What causes addiction.pdf   This is a question researchers have grappled with for some time. As yet there's no definitive answer and no one has discovered one single cause. Obviously, if people didn't drink alcohol, use drugs, gamble or indulge in other potentially destructive be More >>
  • What is Alcoholism

    What Is Alcoholism.pdf   Alcoholism, which is also known as "alcohol dependence syndrome," is a disease that is characterized by the following elements: More >>
  • Social and economic problems linked to alcohol use

    Social and economic problems linked to alcohol use.pdf   Alcohol consumption can have adverse social and economic effects on the individual drinker, the drinker’s immediate environment and society as a whole. Indeed, individuals other than the drinker can be affected, for example, by traffic accidents or violen More >>
  • Drunk Driving: The Dangers

    Drunk Driving_The Dangers.pdf   Although alcohol-related traffic fatalities have been on the decline in recent years, the certainty of highway deaths due to alcohol impaired drivers is so predictable each holiday period that many state highway patrol departments issue highway fatality " More >>