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Alcohol Dependency Effects, Alcoholism Signs, and Alcoholism Statistics by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sat 26 Mar 2011 4:06am Mr. Richards was one of three health instructors at a large metropolitan high school located in the Midwestern part of the U.S. For “Alcohol Effects Month” he decided he would center his teaching agenda on the following three subject areas: alcohol dependency effects, alcohol addiction symptoms an ... Read on »
Alcoholic Husband: 5 Signs that Your Alcoholic Spouse Is Alcohol Dependent by addictiondoc Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 5:11pm You are waiting up at 2 AM for your alcoholic husband to come home. You find yourself eating alone most evenings while your alcoholic spouse is off drinking with his buddies. He even disappears when you are at an activity together. Why? He craves alcohol. His brain has become alcohol dependent. In addition to this alcoholic behavior, you have e ... Read on »
Is alcohol dependence a chronic relapsing disorder? by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 18 Oct 2011 5:40am apples and oranges? To me, there’s a lot in this article that intimates an ideological agenda, but it makes an important point. Insufficient attention has been paid to the entire distribution of those with alcohol dependence. We believe that a chronic relapsing disorder model is not a useful conception for understanding the experien ... Read on »
Alcohol Dependence: Denial With a Vengeance by addictiondoc Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 8:32am 2 Comments Many people who have an alcohol problem fool themselves into believing they do not. In their minds, they have their excessive drinking under control. The level of denial can be truly unbelievable to family and friends that care about the alcoholic. Examples of denial: “I have it under control. I can stop if I want to, I just choose not ... Read on »
Stress Linked To Alcohol Dependence by Linda Posted Sat 30 Jan 2010 12:00am Stress is a link to alcohol dependence. Results from a new study has found that a specific stress hormone is key to the development and maintenance of alcohol dependence in animal model. The new study not only confirms the central role of the hormone in alcohol addiction using a variety of different methods, but also shows that in rats t ... Read on »
21 reduces alcohol dependence by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 28 Sep 2009 10:13pm More evidence for the argument that lowering drinking ages would lead to more alcohol and drug problems later in life. The point about age of first use vs. regular use is interesting and offers some interesting questions about goals and strategies for prevention programming. Background:  Many studies have found that earlier drinking initiat ... Read on »
Anti-Smoking Medication Shows Promise for Treating Alcohol Dependence by Medline Plus Posted Tue 04 Jun 2013 7:29am Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - Related MedlinePlus Page: Alcoholism Read on »
NIH-Funded Study Finds That Gabapentin May Treat Alcohol Dependence by Medline Plus Posted Mon 04 Nov 2013 6:25pm Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - Related MedlinePlus Page: Alcoholism Read on »
Alcohol Dependence – My Life As I Planned It by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 13 Nov 2009 10:02pm Ever since I was a young man in college, I dreamt of a life dependent on alcohol. Yes sir, work hard and party hard. Long days in the office with longer happy hours and a few two-martini lunches peppered in were for me. Loss of focus, trembling, night sweats and alienation of my family and friends were exactly what I had on my goal sheet. ... Read on »