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...Alcohol and Young People Drinking alcohol is a common behavior among youngsters and they are most often addicted to alcohol due to many reasons. Young adults are more easily subjected to alcohol consumption due to their tender age and curiosity. Research on drinking motives in young people had been going on since decades. It is assumed that the young people drink in order to attain values outcomes. As per ( Kuntsche (2006,pg.1844-57)) “A previous review revealed that most adolescents reported drinking for social motives, some indicated enhancement motives and only a few reported coping motives”. The...
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Alcohol Consumption
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...Alcohol Consumption within the UK and Comparison of these Levels with Consumption in up to 10 Other Countries. CurrentLevel of Consumption of Alcohol in the UK According to the figures compiled by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) the consumption of alcohol has come down for the second consecutive year. The fall of 3.3 percent in the year 2006 is by far the largest single fall in a period of 15 years. The fall in the year 2006 follows the drop of 2.2 percent in the year 2005. The introduction of the new Licensing Act may be considered partially responsible for this decline. The consumption level of alcohol in the UK as of the year 2006 is shown below... with a graphical...
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Incidence of alcohol consumption
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...alcohol consumption of the Institute of affiliate Incidence of alcohol consumption As much as many people will affirm that alcohol consumption is a way of enjoyment, the truth is that it has its own repercussion. First, generally alcohol consumption involves the drinking of either wine, hard liquor or beer. According to research, alcohol is termed as one of the drug substances that has raised alarm all over the world. People from all levels of life, age and communities in the world have been engulfed with alcohol consumption. In this paper, a research showing alcohol consumption incident in a certain community is tabulated and then analyzed. Phase one. Before analyzing the general... ? Incidence of...
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Alcohol Consumption among Children
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...Alcohol Consumption among Children" Extreme drinking is really terrible for physical and mental conditions. Alcohol increases the risk of serious illness like heart disease, liver disease, reproductive problems and memory loss. It is declared in journal of the American medical association, the death rate of Alcoholic women is comparatively greater than Alcoholic men. This journal also declares that the danger of breast cancer rises with the regular use of alcohol. Although alcohol use is ordinary among a greater part of college undergraduates (Kuther & Timoshin, 2003; Ziemelis, Bucknam, & Elfessi, 2002), a division of students busy in a type of drinking behavior that occupies great levels... ...
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Alcohol Consumption Problems
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...alcohol consumption in my life and its devastating effects in light of the regrets I faced after consuming it excessively. During my High School studies, I and my friends went on a picnic and started having alcoholic drinks to enjoy the moments... "If only I knew then what I know now" People often come across situations when they realize what they have lost due to their unserious, careless and undetermined nature. By that time, they start regretting on their previous doings and think about ways in which they could handle situations. Like many other people, I have some regretful things which I wish to change but can't, as the time has passed. This paper would further discuss a serious problem of...
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The Dangers of Alcohol Consumption
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...Alcohol Consumption Today in many countries, drinking alcohol is legal and has become part of the lifestyle of many people. Whilst it has been proposed that alcohol in small quantities may have medicinal qualities, there is now strong evidence that such positives are minor compared to the many negative ways in which it affects aspects of human life, in terms personal life, the general community and in relation to the overall health of people. The latter in particular is often seriously affected by alcohol. It has been said that consumption of the drink in small quantities may assist the removal of ‘plaque’ from arteries; however, this appears minor compared to the many diseases... The Dangers of...
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The Effects of Alcohol Consumption
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...Alcohol Consumption Alcohol is a form of an intoxicating substance, which is found in wine, beer and liquor, and it is obtained from carbohydrate through metabolisms of microorganisms in the absence of oxygen, in fact, the process is referred to fermentation. There is different amount is alcohol levels in various dinks such as beer, wine and liquor; thus resent studies have indicated that moderate intake of alcohol is valuable to the human health especially on the coronary system (Alcohol and Drug Information Service,1). Nevertheless, moderate drinking refers to taking a maximum of two drinks in a day, though there is a notion that the amount of alcohol that is moderate... English The Effects of Alcohol ...
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The Dangers of Alcohol Consumption
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...Alcohol Consumption Today in many countries, drinking alcohol is legal and has become part of the lifestyle of many people. Whilst ithas been proposed that alcohol in small quantities may have medicinal qualities, there is now strong evidence that such positives are minor compared to the many negative ways in which it affects aspects of human life, in terms personal life, the general community and in relation to the overall health of people. The latter in particular is often seriously affected by alcohol. It has been said that consumption of the drink in small quantities may assist the removal of ‘plaque’ from arteries; however, this appears minor compared to the many diseases... ?The Dangers of Alcohol...
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Health Effects of Alcohol consumption
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...Alcohol consumption Alcohol can be associated with various things from parties, celebrations, weddings to using alcohol as a getaway from frustrations and sadness. A glass of alcohol is perceived differently by different people and it has some really strong effects on people. However these effects that alcohol initiates varies from one person another. There has been extensive research investigating the mechanism through which alcohol causes different reactions in the human body. It cannot be denied that with the first sip of alcohol the body starts reacting to it. Recent research on alcohol has focused on the positive health benefits of alcohol consumption. Irrespective... of what the studies...
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Alconomics. Alcohol consumption in US and Russia
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...ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN THE USA AND RUSSIA By: Presented The paper evaluates several hypothetical situations that build up to the final hypothesis. Many previous surveys and studies have indicated that the US is a lesser market for alcohol than Europe and the Russian Federation (Blomfield et al, 2012; EpiAnalysis, 2012; Gibson, 2012; Landberg & Norstrom, 2011). Among the investigated impacts of alcohol is its impact on the social scene, a reflection of The Mail (Feb 17, 2011) and its economic and environmental implications (OECD, 2012; Mail Online, Feb 17 2011). The points of interest for the study are: 1) Is an...
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Alcohol Consumption and Smoking During Pregnancy
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...Alcohol Consumption and Smoking During Pregnancy Consumption of alcohol and smoking is an increasing habit of pregnant women and girls. In the United States, smoking and consuming alcohol during pregnancy is highly associated with pregnancy complications. The difficulties vary from low weights of newly born, fetal loss as well as spontaneous abortion. Drinking and smoking are highly associated with social-demographic factors such as age, marital status, the level of education, income and occupations (Rubin, Krasilnikoff, John, Arne and Birgitte, 405). To understand the reasons for the...
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Sociocultural Factors on Alcohol Consumption in University Students
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...Alcohol Consumption in Introduction Alcohol is beverage that is consumed by many people all over the world for various reasons but the common goal of alcohol consumption is for leisure purposes. Alcohol makes someone feel drunk or drowsy, experiences slurred speech, distorted vision and hearing and other motor cognition inconsistencies. Alcohol consumption is prohibited by some religious practices all over the world. Islam and some denominations of Christianity forbid the consumption and use of alcohol by their members. There been increase in the number of young people who are involved in alcohol consumption especially in universities. According to Sanchez et al. (2011... ? Sociocultural Factors on...
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Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Young Womens Behavior
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...alcohol consumption on young women’s behavior,’ as was ed by Va and published by Nursing Standard in 2008. Information about the author of the study The author of the study is a senior lecturer in the University of Manchester, department of midwifery. This identifies a level of professionalism and an intellectual approach to the study and the study’s methodology is expected to generate valid and reliable results (Va 35). Objectives of the study The study explores two objectives. One of its objectives is to investigate the impacts of “alcohol consumption on the sexual behavior of women aged between 16- 24 years” (Va... Article review Introduction This paper offers a review to the article, ‘Effect of...
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Literature ReviewEvaluation (Cryptorchidism and Maternal Alcohol Consumption during Pregnancy)
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...Alcohol Consumption during Pregnancy Summarized Review of the Article: In this paper by Damgaard, I.N.et al. published in Environmental Health Perspectives, Volume 115, Number 2, 2007, the authors examine the association of parental alcohol exposure and its adverse effects on the fetus. The article concentrates on the investigation of association of maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and the incidence of undescended testes in the newborn babies. Since this research hypothesizes to demonstrate a positive correlation between these two, the article has been aptly and appropriately titled as "Cryptorchidism and Maternal Alcohol Consumption during... Literature Review: Cryptorchidism and Maternal...
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The effect of advertising on alcohol consumption by young people
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...ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION BY YOUNG PEOPLE Introduction Brand advertising in the alcoholic beverage market continues to receive considerable social criticism (Ringold 2008, 127; Snyder et al 2006, 18). It is widely believed that there is a requirement for increased industry self-regulation and additional investments in industry-sponsored responsibility messages, state Austin and Hust (2005, 769). However, some public health commentators strongly oppose industry-sponsored moderation efforts. These interventions are delineated as public relations activities that are not only insincere but morally suspect (Centre on Alcohol Marketing and Youth, 2005). Whether young people... are directly targeted by...
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Factors That Lead To Smoking and Alcohol Consumption
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...alcohol consumption and the effects of the same on the human body. What inspired me to venture into these two topics was the controversy and contradiction that surrounds both... Artifact Writing Introduction As I deliberated and contemplated on which topic to choose for my project, I decided to write about something that will bring me complete fulfillment. By this, I wanted to write about something that will enable me to showcase my talent, skill and expertise in writing, and also reach out to many. I wanted to come up with something that would leave many thinking deep and be of great significance to them. This is how I ended up with these two artifacts about the factors that lead to smoking and alcohol ...
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Health Promotion Campaign on Alcohol Consumption in the United Kingdom
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...Alcohol Consumption in the United Kingdom You're Abstract Alcoholism has been a heavy problem within the UK since the beginning of 2003, and quite possibly beyond this date. The main goal of the Health Campaign is to teach people how to limit their intake of alcohol consumption or to refrain from consuming alcoholic beverages altogether. The research will show that there are many educational means that are utilized to encourage healthier lifestyles for those with have an ongoing or recurring problem with alcohol, within the country. Awareness of the health risks for those who binge drink is one of the main priorities ongoing within... Running head: HEALTH PROMOTION Health Promotion Campaign on...
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Assessment of an adult with high alcohol consumption
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...Alcoholism is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the UK. Alcohol use is continued despite knowledge of having a persistent or recurrent physical or psychological problem that is likely to have been caused or exacerbated by alcohol (Velleman et al., 2003, 103-112). Long-term, escalating levels of alcohol consumption can produce tolerance as well as such intense adaptation of the body that cessation of use can precipitate a withdrawal syndrome usually marked by insomnia, evidence of hyperactivity of the autonomic nervous system, and feelings of anxiety (Handley and Ward-Smith, 2005, 213-244). A need... Reflective Commentary on a Placement Portfolio Part I: Illustrations (Words 709) Introduction Al...
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The influence of Gender and Alcohol Consumption Patterns on Alcohol Expectancy amongst Undergraduate Students
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...Alcohol Consumption Patterns The influence of Gender and Alcohol Consumption Patterns on Alcohol Expectancy amongst Undergraduate Students [Student's Name] [Institution's Name] The influence of Gender and Alcohol Consumption Patterns on Alcohol Expectancy amongst Undergraduate Students Abstract The drug culture of today includes the world's favorite drug; alcohol. For those who like to drink, and for those who love to drink, alcohol is quite possibly the most abused substance on planet Earth. (Edwards 2003, 223) The purpose of this paper is to discuss some research and analysis of the connection between alcohol and undergraduate students... and to ultimately give reason as to why...
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Thee prevalence of alcohol consumption in adults in various geographic areas of Western Australia
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...consumption is responsible for several health related issues, and increase in the accidental deaths. The rise is consumption is though due to social issues, but the economic conditions of the Australians have also contributed towards this increase. The government is therefore considering seriously introducing reforms in social, healthcare and economic front. Unless the government is not successful in the resolution of issues relevant to social and economic needs of the people, the emotional and psychological desperation will prevail, and this will contribute towards increase in drugs and alcohol consumption. Through this study we have surveyed the opinion of people towards... The increase in the...
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The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Academic Achievment among College Students Literature Review
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...Alcohol Consumption on Academic Achievement among College Rachna Jalan Literature Review Understanding the negative impacts “The excessive use of alcohol is one of the most pressing problems facing Americans today and nowhere is it more evident than on college campuses across the country” (Franklin, n.d.). The rate of the college students engaged in alcohol consumption is found to rise at an alarming rate. Innumerable U.S. college campuses are experiencing heavy episodic alcohol consumption by college students (Jennison, 2004b). It has been revealed that the volume of alcohol consumed by college students is greater than the amount taken by the general population (Lall & Schankler, 1991... The Effect of...
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The Permitted Age Of Alcohol Consumption In The United States
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...consumption of alcohol can eliminate the misconception about alcohol and train young people on responsible drinking... Lower the Drinking Age from 21 to 18 years-old When I arrived in California in November 2012, I was surprised I could not buy any alcoholic drinks. At the time, I was 19 years-old, and back in China, we drunk with my family when we had meetings, or when celebrating special events like the Chinese New Year. Since my arrival was close to the new year, it was also the first time I would drink and celebrate with my friends, and not my family – indeed, the experience, I anticipated, would be different. Unfortunately, I could not purchase a beer because I was below the legal drinking age of 21...
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Alcohol Consumption in the United States. We should lower the drinking age to 18
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...Alcohol Consumption in the United s Introduction It is undeniable fact that, alcohol consumption is the third leading cause of most deaths in the United States. For the past years, alcohol consumption has been the major contributing factor to road accidents and the leading cause of death for young adults and youths. Alcohol use is linked with a wide range of social and health consequences, sexual and physical assault, sexually transmitted infection, unintended pregnancy, crime, vandalism, violence, and other substances use. In the United States, drinking alcohol mostly begins during teenage hood or adolescence. In most cases, underage drinkers tend to drink... ? We Should Lower The Drinking Age to 18....
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The impact that the increasing concern of how alcohol consumption affects the rate of interpersonal violence has had on biologis
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...Alcohol Consumption Affects the Rate of Interpersonal ViolenceAlcoholism is regarded as a genetic disease that impacts different individuals in different ways contingent upon their case history and transmitted genetic blueprints. In fact, alcoholics possess a hereditary condition that makes them susceptible to alcoholism and, therefore, require a qualified treatment (Lavitt). Alcohol-related crime is a famous term normally employed to denote two main classes of offences. Firstly, the offences that are alcohol-defined are driving while being excessively drunk or other drunkenness perpetrations. The second category includes offences where the alcohol consumption... between 18 and 24, are...
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Professional solutions to the impact that the increasing concern of how alcohol consumption affects the rate of interpersonal vi
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...Alcohol Consumption Affects theRate of Interpersonal Violence Has Had On Biologists in Finland Genes play a significant role in influencing alcohol consumption in individuals, in Finland. Most interpersonal violence are caused by alcohol consumption and scientist have been concentrating in finding ways of identifying genes that are related to alcoholism to find a permanent cure for alcohol related diseases within the country. Alcohol addicts are always individuals who find themselves drinking for various reasons and in the process develop a habitual habit of drinking alcohol. Excessive consumption of alcohol in most cases pose... Professional Solutions to the Impact That the Increasing Concern Of How...
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Critically review research on reducing addictive alcohol. (By review research that discusses interventions to reduce alcohol consumption in young adults)
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...consumption of alcohol may yield desirable results especially in adults especially where it encourages sociability. Well-operated pubs and other forms of businesses form a critical part of the neighborhood fabric because they provide social venues and employment for communities in the country. In the same line of thought, a profitable alcohol industry is helpful to the economy of the UK (HM Government 2012). A majority of the drinking population in the country does so in a decent and responsible manner... Reducing Addictive Drinking Introduction This report is a critical review programs and issues that have the potential of reducing the levels of alcohol addiction in young adults. The paper will discuss...
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The impact that the increasing concern of how alcohol consumption affects the rate of interpersonal violence has had on biologists in Finland
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...Alcohol Consumption Affects the Rate of Interpersonal Violence Alcoholism is regarded as a genetic disease that impacts different individuals in different ways contingent upon their case history and transmitted genetic blueprints. In fact, alcoholics possess a hereditary condition that makes them susceptible to alcoholism and therefore require a qualified treatment (Lavitt). Alcohol-related crime is a famous term normally employed to denote two main classes of offences. Firstly the offences those are alcohol-defined like driving while being excessively drunk or other drunkenness offences. Second category includes offences in the alcohol consumption is considered to have... The Increasing Concern of How...
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Professional solutions to the impact that the increasing concern of how alcohol consumption affects the rate of interpersonal violence has had on biologists in Finland
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...Alcohol Consumption Affects the Rate of Interpersonal Violence Has Had On Biologists in Finland Genes play a significant role in influencing alcohol consumption in individuals in Finland. Most interpersonal violence in Finland is caused by alcohol consumption in Finland and scientist have been concentrating in finding ways of identifying genes that are related to alcoholism to find a permanent cure for alcohol related diseases within... Please Refer To The s Revision Instructions And Be More Specific With s Of Laws, Education Programms Etc. Your Paper Demonstrates Too General Info Name Course Name of Tutor Date of Submission Professional Solutions to the Impact That the Increasing Concern Of How Alcohol C...
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INFLUENCE OF MUSIC/MUSICIANS ON YOUNG ADULTS IN ALCOHOL AND DRUG CONSUMPTION
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...ALCOHOL AND DRUG CONSUMPTION By This paper delves in analyzing how the musicians or music influence the young people to get involved in drug abuse and alcoholism. The paper has been sub divided in different sections to enhance clarity. The introduction section has given an overview of the research that has included background of the study, aims of the study and hypotheses. Young adults are the category of people who have not attained the age of the majority. The young adults are there youth, teenagers, and the children. It is important to note that this paper has also highlighted the fact that most of the young people have not had much... experience in life and that they should allow for the...
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College alcohol abuse and college academics
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...Alcohol College GPA” My study on the question of how alcohol affects college students GPA will be guided by the theory of Rational Action, which will be used to predict the level of effect of alcohol on the GPA. The Rational Action Theory also known as the Rational Choice Theory argues that people choose their actions freely but are driven by evasion of pain and quest for pleasure. This means that people prefer those activities that are rewarding in terms of pleasure and happiness and avoid activities that may cause pain or displeasure (Barron and Meier 70-75). This theory assumes that alcohol consumption is a personal... The Theory of Rational Action and How It Relates To the Question of “How Does...
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Alcohol effects on college students
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...Alcohol and How It Effects College GPA Introduction Use of alcohol is a common habit amongst college and is usuallyassociated with malpractices such as students missing class, deteriorating performance in tests, inability to concentrate in class in addition to students ignoring their academic responsibilities hence compromising the academic mission of colleges and universities. Previous studies have shown that consumption of alcohol has effects on one’s memory hence student who engage in episodic drinking are likely to forget the information acquired prior to alcohol consumption. Alcohol consumption often results in hangovers hence time wastage since the level of concentration is low... ?The Effects of...
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Alcohol in India
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...Alcohol in India Introduction The purpose of this report is to gather some information about use of alcohol in India. The report consists of two main parts. In the first part, the report describes the impact of social organizations on the use of alcohol, whereas in the second part, the report relates the use of alcohol to the living conditions of people of India. Alcohol is one of the commonly used drinks in some parts of India. According to some estimates, nearly 65 million people in India use alcohol on a regular basis. Alcohol consumption has been historically low in India. “One reason alcohol use has historically been low in India is because of religion... ?[Your full full February 20, Use of Alcohol ...
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How does Alcohol Affect Crime in the United States
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...Alcohol consumption arguably releases stress and makes people forget trouble (Michael, 169). Alcohol is known to be harmful to human health. Most interesting however is its relationship to crime. Humans have consumed alcohol since time immemorial. Regardless of actual alcohol content in a drink, alcohol is known to cause a feeling of liberty from stress. It is also observed to enhance boldness, stimulate confidence and freedom (Hutchison 60). There is a great connection between the mind’s emotions and the physical body. Alcohol creates a sense of relaxation in the person...
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Drinking alcohol
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...alcohol: In the present age, more and more people are getting addicted to alcohol day by day. Alcohol has become a usual and necessary drink in parties, gatherings and functions. Most of the people give alcohol a try in the parties. It is inspirational. People want to see what is so special about alcohol that people become addicted to it. Sometimes, people are driven by their curiosity to challenge themselves. They want to prove to themselves that they can consume alcohol without getting addicted to it. Once an individual takes this challenge, he/she first consumes so much of alcohol that would be enough to become a habit. Once the consumption of alcohol becomes a habit, then the challenge... ?Drinking...
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Problems and solutions for alcohol
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...alcohol addicts, those who get help are no more than 3 million in number. Every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans are killed, injured, or weakened as a result of drinking. Alcohol consumption has been the root cause of distortion of a lot of families in the past and has also been one of the driving forces of violence in the society. There are four fundamental stages of solving the problems of alcohol. First, there is a need to create awareness among the public so that they know the difference between risk and safe alcohol consumption. Secondly, there should be screening for...
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Alcohol and crime in US
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...alcoholism, it remains the best anesthesia for the human soul (Hutchison, 61). This notwithstanding, alcohol and crime has a very thin margin in between. Though the argument is that consuming alcohol by itself is not a vice, the impact of alcohol on personal behavior is the cause for concern. While there has been major concerns of alcohol consumption, based on the problems it causes health wise, little has been done to scrutinize the relationship between alcohol and crime. It came to my realization that alcohol is ruining our society extensively. Some question arises that this paper shall attempt to answer: What exactly... Since time immemorial, man has consumed alcohol. Regardless of the alcohol content ...
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How does exposure to alcohol affect the brain
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...alcohol affect the brain? Human brain functions rightly by maintaining a right balance of neurotransmitters (“Alcohol Alert”). This balance is fundamental to the coordination between, and unimpaired function of the brain and the body. Alcohol consumption attacks this balance, because of which, the individual feels drowsiness, and mood changes. Drowsiness after alcohol consumption is the result of slowing down of signal transmission inside the brain. Continued exposure to alcohol causes the brain to change the balance between neurotransmitters so that the brain can function more normally why the individual is drunk. This change of balance develops tolerance... in the individual towards the...
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Social Aspects of Alcohol Uses
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...Alcohol uses Social aspects of Alcohol uses The social and cultural roles of alcohol in a given society play a large role in influencing the relationships members of that community. The research papers investigate the cultural rationale over what is considered “underage” and “of age” with the alcohol consumption practices. Moving past difficult drinking, prevention of alcohol, and treatment programs, it is imperative to comprehend the normalness of alcohol and how it can control social aspects of a culture. Most of the alcohol consumption in the world is classified as non-problematic but is often overlooked in favor of more influential studies about dysfunctional drinking habits... Social aspects of...
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Alcohol
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...alcohol drinking seem to outweigh the benefits, as the effects resulting from its consumption have been very severe in certain instances, to the consumers, such as when alcohol consumption results in death (Myers and Isralowitz 51). Certain instances require that individuals refrain fully from alcohol, as any instances of its consumption put the body at risk of death. Some of the individuals include children, pregnant mothers, when one is under certain kind of medication, or in cases involving certain medical conditions (Myers and Isralowitz 77). It is critical that in such instances, alcohol increases its effects on the consumer... Alcohol Drug and sustenance abuse has become an aspect of concern de...
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Alcohol abuse ( medical/cultural/sport)
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...alcoholism among young people. Social ‘set-ups’ in which either parents or other relatives drink, for example creates awareness of alcohol consumptions and its effects on people. Witnessed experiences from peers as well as media commercials and programs that contain alcohol related scenes also inform youths of alcoholism. As a result, environment encourages the group to engage in alcoholism through keeping the youths informed of the substance, its consumption, and its effects in the body (Cassel and Bernstein, 2007, p. 157). Social factors such as...
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Essay
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...Alcohol Syndrome The Concept of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Number: Alcohol as a substance is toxic to human beings and the toxicity is more defined in fetus. The term Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) refers to abnormalities or irregularities which occur in fetus and later in children as a result of maternal alcohol consumption The term was first used by Kenneth L. Jones and David W. Smith according to Kesmodel, U., et al. (February 15, 2002 p.310). However FAS does not affect all children born of mothers who take alcohol. FAS results when a mother's blood enters into the fetus within the uterus. This in turn affects fetal growth and development. Effects of FAS include: Growth retardation... Running head: Fetal...
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I think alcohol shouldn't be legalize for all ages
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...Alcohol Consumption It has been widely proved through research that consuming alcohol irrespective of the age will lead to addiction and is risky to the general health of the individual, the effects of which slowly manifest as one ages. People tend to begin the habit at any stage of their lives. Peer pressure, and other personal or problems related with work could be a triggering factor for starting the habit. However, continued consumption of alcohol can cause more severe financial, social, family and health related problems which could have a lasting effect on the individual. Problems such as pancreatitis, heart and liver problems are associated with alcohol use. Individuals who... Legal Age for...
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ALCOHOL IN U.S SOCIETY QUESTIONS
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...Alcohol in U.S society Alcohol in U.S society She drinks a minimum of nine drinks in a week. However, the number is likely to be higher due to the fact that she often visits some parties, and claims she out drinks the majority of her friends. In addition, she does not feel she has some problems with her drinking, hence, some nights she may consume more than three drinks making her weekly consumption more than nine drinks. I would use the AUDIT test for evaluating my friend as it is more accurate in deciphering her problem. This test evaluates patients who are a hazard on the road whilst they are driving. This is important in her case as...
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Alcohol Use in Micronesia
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...Alcohol Use in Micronesia Introduction The Marshallese, Chuuk, and Belau cultures are part of the federated states in Micronesia. The Chuuk culture comprises of Trukese while the Belau culture consists of Palauan populations. The three groups are uniquely characterized alcohol consumption amongst men and women especially the youthful adults and young unmarried and married males in Marshallese culture (Carucci 1949), and young husbands amongst Belau culture (Nero 1990). While some groups may have alcohol consumption as part of their inherent culture, some only adopted it from external force like...
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The Effects of Alcohol on the Body
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...Alcohol on the Body" Alcohol consumption is the most prevalent substance abuse in the present epoch affecting millions of people across the globe. Addiction to alcohol results in serious health implications, affects individual's personal as well as social life and also results in the family predicaments. Although occasional drinking may not turn out to be injurious, but if it happens on a regular basis to relieve stress, it becomes detrimental. Dealing with the alcohol addiction cases is complicated. Individuals involved in alcohol addiction may deliberately or innocently bring numerous situations of quandary for themselves and also for those who are associated with them. The present... ? "Effects of...
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Systematic Text Analysis of Article: Drinking Alcohol to Shrink
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...alcohol consumption. The cited information is from professional scientific research bodies. The text was most certainly edited by the editor of the magazine whom is also likely female. The editor has the role of deciding how the article will be written and where its placement will be within the magazine. The article is selected for printing during a specific publication time frame so that it is able to mesh coherently in conjunction with the other articles that compose the magazine. The magazine itself... ?Systematic Text Analysis of Article: Drinking Alcohol to shrink” The source of this article is from Women’s Health Magazine. The magazine is widely distributed in different locations and is a monthly...
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Alcohol, cardiovascular disease and genetic modification
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...alcohol consumption seemed to decrease the risk of CVD among those who drink light to moderate amounts of alcohol. Despite the promise of alcohol consumption in the protection against CVD, future studies are derailed by the difficulty in conducting studies on the effects of alcohol and CVD, since dietary patterns, physical activity and smoking all affect volume and type of alcohol consumed and drinking patterns, aside from causing CVD directly. It must be noted that healthy behaviors decreasing... ?Alcohol's effect on cardiovascular disease and the genetic modifier of the alcohol metabolism  Introduction Alcohol is one of the more interesting factors affecting CVD, as low concentrations are said to...
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Sleep, Alcohol and Academic Performance
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...alcohol consumption, sleep patterns, and academic performance, let us get a better understanding of how alcohol consumption affects mental and physical health of the young adults. Drinking creates a number of risks for the health of young adults. Zelman (2005) states, “Too much alcohol can lead to serious problems”. Some of the widely observed risks are related to decision-making abilities, liver’s functions, and hormonal changes. In this paper, I will discuss the relationship between alcoholism in young adults, sleep patterns, and academic performance in accordance with an article, ‘Alcohol consumption, sleep, and academic performance... ?Sleep Studies Before going to discuss the relationship between...
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Should the alcohol drinking age be increased or decreased
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...Consumption of alcohol is very common in the United s as well as in the other countries of the world. Consumption of Alcohol has resulted in many tragic incidents including deaths from accidents and sickness. Each and every person in the world is aware of the ill-effects of alcohol still it is entertained because it is legal in many countries. The main purpose of alcohol and drugs is to make a person’s mental state high and a person can come out of problems in daily life. Drugs consumption is equally dangerous but alcohol consumption is vast because of its legality. In the modern world it is quite observant that teenagers consume more alcohol compared to an adult. There are strict laws... Introduction...
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Alcohol: Should we lower the drinking age to 18
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...alcohol content in blood after four drinks and five drinks in women and men respectively. Maintaining such state of alcohol consumption is a serious detrimental to the liver and other organs in the body such as brain. According to “National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism,” alcohol consumption damages the brain. Explanation of this is based on the research conducted on animals. The experiment showed that the alcohol affects a growing brain. The fact is that alcohol use at an early stage means that the brain is exposed to a neurotoxin. The results of exposure to the neurotoxin to a young brain results to other effects afar form regular abuse... Alcohol United s set the age of drinking to 21 and...
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