MORE than four million Australians say they drink alcohol with the aim of getting drunk, a new study has found. And about half of those people try to get drunk at least once a week. The report, commissioned by the Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation, says 80 per cent of Australians believe the nation has …∞
Underage Females Drinkers Now as Likely to Die in Car Crash as Male Peers Underage female drinking drivers are now as likely to die in an alcohol-related car crash as their male counterparts, a new study suggests. In 1996, underage males had a higher risk of a fatal car crash than underage females. By 2007, …∞
Alcohol consumption is a major risk factor for cancer Among male and female lifetime consumers, the risk for all the cancers increases with each additional drink a day. Regular consumption of even 18g of alcohol per day increases the risk of breast cancer (18g is equivalent to just under: 2 regular glasses of wine or …∞
Principles of Drug Addiction and Alcoholism Treatment: A Research-Based Guide (Third Edition) Principles of Effective Treatment 1. Addiction is a complex but treatable disease that affects brain function and behavior. Drugs of abuse alter the brain’s structure and function, resulting in changes that persist long after drug use has ceased. This may explain why drug …∞
PATHWAYS TO ABSTINENCE: IMPACT OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – a knol by Loran Archer. PATHWAYS TO ABSTINENCE: IMPACT OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Subtitle -The results of the present study support the effficacy of the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous to promote abstinence -In 1992 Americans with alcohol use disorders who continued to attend AA were more likely …∞
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Stigma deters those with alcohol disorders from seeking treatment Despite the existence of effective programs for treating alcohol dependencies and disorders, less than a quarter of people who are diagnosed actually seek treatment. In a recent study by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health researchers report that people diagnosed with alcoholism at some point …∞
Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery I was told early, in my alcoholism recovery, that recovery was a gift from my higher power, an unwarranted unconditional gift of love and that all I had to do to keep it was embrace it and give it away. I soon learned that the more I gave it away …∞
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Individual drinking habits may be found on a continuum from responsible drinking through alcohol abuse to alcoholism, or physical dependence. There are many signs that may point to an alcohol problem. Drunkenness on its own or solitary drinking does not necessarily indicate alcoholism. The questionnaire will be meaningful to you only if you are honest …∞
By using the processes in this manual you can start and give ongoing support to a person on the road to recovery from alcoholism.
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Alcoholic Mouthwash Could get you Drunk People are drinking alcohol-based mouthwash because it’s now cheaper than regular alcoholic drinks in some parts of Australia. Health workers have warned that they risk serious consequences, even death. Street cleaners lately have been stumbling on scores of empty bottles of a popular mouthwash, which is nearly 30 per …∞