Drug and Alcohol Use
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...Alcohol Use I. Introduction Of all the topic that has been discussed in the book, this paper will tackle the mostrelevant issue among students which is drug and alcohol addiction today and its prevalence of use among college students. This is very relevant because there is a growing number of drug and alcohol addiction among college students that discussing the issue from the various ethical point of view might help for the issue to be seen in a proper perspective. The ethical perspective that will be compared and contrasted to will be the disease model and the autonomy model. These two perspectives were selected to hightlight the two because they are diametrically opposed to each other... Drug and...
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 colonialism and integrated...
Alcohol use among Youth in Australia
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...Alcohol Use among Youth in Australia Group Members: Unit Unit Lecturer: Due Word Count: Contents Contents 2 Alcohol Use among Young People Abstract Objective: Alcohol use among young people especially teenagers and youngsters aged below 21 can cause drastic effect on their health and life. The study aims to explore the consequences of alcohol misuse amongst young people in Australia. It analyzes the cultural, social and environmental causes which influence the alcohol consumption among the Australian youth and its effects on their wellbeing. Method: The researcher uses cross-sectional survey to collect quantitative data and personal interview to collect qualitative data... ?Research Report Research...
Drug and alcohol use in teens
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...Alcohol use in teens persuasive paper The society is able to provide people with different opportunities that largely contribute to the personal development. Indeed, only in the social environment a person might master the ability to generate verbal interaction as well as exchange ideas that ultimately widen the outlook of an individual. However, it must be noted that there are also instances when the society might present opportunities that have a devastating effect on the people, sometimes even literally. For example, there is a number of substances that use of which are prohibited by the government. They are called drugs. There are also substances that have a negative impact... on the...
How Safe are Federal Regulations on Occupational Alcohol Use?
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...Alcohol Use? Current US Federal regulations on occupational alcohol use for safety-sensitive jobs do not account for impairment from low doses of alcohol and next day effects of heavy drinking. This paper is intended to establish the effects of low doses of alcohol on neurocgnitive behavior and simulated occupational tasks among factory employees. It is further aimed at establishing the provisions of the Federal Regulations on occupational alcohol use. Lastly, the research will recommend measures that can be taken by employers to ensure safety at the workplace. The following budget tables have been presented by CEOs of two different t companies... How Safe are Federal Regulations on Occupational Alcohol ...
How Safe are Federal Regulations on Occupational Alcohol Use?
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...alcohol consumption among workers in different social and economic sectors. For instance: Specific rules and regulations to control alcohol use in the transportation sector, construction sector, manufacturing, and military as well as among the police. However, previous research show that the normal and legalized alcohol consumption has presented accidents at work places as well as poor productivity which in most cases are not identified by employees and their employers. Occupational accidents resulting from alcohol consumption by workers and their employers usually go unnoticed due to the fact that; there has not been proper research conducted in order to depict performance among... (Section) Due)...
Motivation Theories for Drug/ Alcohol Use and Addiction
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...Alcohol Use and Addiction Introduction The addicted individual uses drugs frequently and in great quantities; if drug use is interrupted it is highly possible that they will return to drug use. This occurs despite the negative health consequences, besides adverse outcomes in the social, economic and functional spheres. Although confronted with all the disadvantages caused by drug use, addicted individuals persist in taking addictive drugs. They take drugs to escape from reality or to avoid unpleasant states such as withdrawal or stress. “According to early models of drug motivation, negative reinforcement is a key motive for drug use” (Baker... ?Psychology: Human Motivation Motivation Theories for Drug/...
A Substance Misuse Patient, Either Drug or Alcohol Use
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...alcohol use Case Study The patient in question is one who currently suffers from the effect of the excessive and misuse of an alcohol related drug, which is chlordiazepoxide. Substance misuse is increasingly becoming a common problem among most people who do not have much knowledge on the use and effect of drug misuse (Ouslander et al., 2002). This is basically to suggest that most abusers of drugs do so not out of their own will but out of ignorance. This not withstanding, there are still some people whose misuse of drug are attitudinal. Most of these are those whose continuous misuse of drugs has eventually resulted in addiction... ?Topic: case study essay-of a substance misuse patient, either drug or...
Alcohol Use and Sexual Risk Behavior Among College Students: Understanding Gender and Ethic Differences
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...Alcohol use and sexual risk behavior among college Understanding gender and ethic differences. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 35, 80-84. doi: 10.1080/00952990802585422 Alcohol and Sex The effects of alcohol have been known since the era of prohibition. Back during the era of prohibition, the use of alcohol was not only illegal, but also considered immoral. Today, the use of alcohol is common, with many bars and establishments throughout the world serving. Especially among the younger population, alcohol is seen to enter the lives of children at younger ages each generation. As a result, there has been... ?Randolf, M., Torres, H., Gore-Felton, C., Lloyd, B., & McGarvey, E. (2009). Alcohol ...
Identify potential risk and protective factors that may influence adolescents drug and alcohol use, and why do we need to consider these. Discuss.
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...alcohol use, and why do we need to consider these. Discuss Introduction: Millions of people struggle daily with their drug and alcohol related problems. The toll these substances take on these people is noteworthy. They are an increasing threat for severe health issues, illicit activity, automobile collisions, and lack of efficiency in the office. However, people with drug and alcohol related problems are not the only sufferers. Their family, friends and society as a whole, suffer also to a great extent. The good news is that cure from drug and alcohol obsession is accessible and effectual. Competent, certified... Identify potential risk and protective factors that may influence adolescents drug and...
1) When is too much not enough? Attitudes towards and expectancies associated with alcohol use in students. 2) Love, attraction or sex? Attitudes towards romantic relationships in men and women. 3) Is 'fear or crime' and 'age-old' prob
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...alcoholism and the degree and extent to which alcohol dependency is realized within a given individual (Rose et al., 2011). Moreover, rather than utilizing the term “addict” to discuss a state of existence for those individuals who suffer from drug addiction alone, the term will freely be used within this analysis with regards to those individuals who suffer from alcohol addiction. Whereas many different types of medical practice and approach has been changed due... Section/# When Too Much Is Not Enough Although it is true that there are various forms of addiction which exist within society, one of the most common forms of addiction exists throughout the world is with regards to alcohol addiction. The...
Alcohol and tobacco use in pregnancy
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...Alcohol and tobacco use in pregnancy Alcohol and tobacco use in pregnancy Introduction The use of alcohol andtobacco during the pregnancy period is associated with numerous adverse effects on cognitive development, behaviuor and growth of the exposed child. Smoking is an affiliate of drinking as a high percentage of pregnant women who smoke are likely to drink alcohol. Alcohol drinking and tobacco smoking by pregnant women is an action that puts the fetus in great danger. Tobacco is a highly addictive drug as most smokers find it hard to quit smoking unless they are medically rehabilitated. Cigarette contains high amounts of direct nicotine thus making it highly addictive. A cigarette smoker...
Alcohol and Drug Use In the United States
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...Alcohol and Drug Use in the United s Introduction The 20th century witnessed an explosion in drug and alcohol use. While alcohol use had long been an aspect of culture, increased scientific methods allowed for the development of a variety of dangerous chemical substances. With the increases of these substances, there has been an explosion of substance abuse related problems. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), which is the predominant reference guide for medical practitioners, defines the disorder in terms of substance dependence patterns (DSM-IV 2010, Web). While the term can refer to the use or dependency of drugs in a medical context, for the most part it has... ? Alcohol...
The Impact of Seminars/Classes "The Effects/Consequences of Alcohol" on Freshman Students Attitude toward the Use of Alcohol
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...Alcohol’ on Freshman Attitude toward the Use of Alcohol [Instructor’s Name] [Course Title] [Date of Submission] The Impact of Seminars/Classes ‘The Effects/Consequences Of Alcohol’ on Freshman Students Attitude toward the Use of Alcohol Abstract The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of seminars ‘the effects/consequences of Alcohol’ on freshman students attitude toward the personal use of Alcohol. In this study, quantitative research approach will be employed and it will involve an experimental design with two comparison groups. Student will be randomly assigned to one of the two groups. Both the experimental treatment group... ? The Impact of Seminars es ‘The Effects/Consequences Of...
Alcohol and Drug Use in Adolescence
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...Alcohol and Drug Use among Adolescents Alcohol drinking and drug use among adolescents are serious health issues. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) website, underage drinking is a leading public health concern in the U.S. due to the adverse consequences associated with it such as motor vehicle accident, homicide, suicide, drowning, burn, and fall. Likewise, drug use has become very rampant. In this regard, a number of interventions have been proposed to address the issues, including sending adolescents to jail. However, this solution could present more problems than solutions. Therefore, instead of sending youth to jail, authorities should consider... ...
The Use of Alcohol Rub in Preventing Infection
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...use of Alcohol Rub in Preventing Infection Number Submitted The Use of Alcohol Rub in Preventing Infection Introduction Evidence based practice is a process by which ineffective practices are discarded and better form of practice is identified and implemented by the practitioners (Jolley, 2010). As cited in Barker J (2010), The Nursing and midwifery Council NMC (2008) states nurses who deliver care that is either based on best practice or on best evidence are considered qualified. The most important aspect of evidence based practice in nursing is increased efficiency of the nurses. Once the nurse makes the decision, which is backed by the research, then the whole... ? Appraisal of evidence topic- The use ...
Is There a Need for Constraining or Even Prohibiting the Sale and Use of Alcohol?
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...use of alcohol – the world’s much loved drug? Adults in nearly all countries in the world are permitted to purchase and consume alcohol with minimal restriction. There are laws against drinking and driving and defined hours when bars and shops are given permission to sell alcohol. The legal position of other drugs like cocaine, ecstasy, cannabis, heroin, is very much different to alcohol. However, in the 1920s and 1930s an attempt to prohibit it in America was met by the emergence of a massive black market for alcohol which has made the people believe that they cannot strive to do it once more. Hence, those in favor propose... oppose this stance claim that even cannabis should be legalized...
Why Do Americans Use So Many Legal Drugs (For Example, Alcohol, Tobacco, and OTC Drugs)?
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...use so many legal drugs (for example, alcohol, tobacco, and OTC drugs)? What aspects of our society promote extensive drug use? One of the reasons that legal drugs are used to the extent that they are indulged is that the culture of the United States is defined by its show of both wealth and indulgence. Most of those that indulge in the use of legal drugs first come from families where legal drug use is a part of the daily function of their parents. According to Hanson, Venturelli, and Fleckenstein (2009) “everyday consumption of legal drugs – caffeine, prescription and OTC drugs, and alcohol – is fueled by the pace of modern lifestyles and greatly accelerated by the influence... Why do Americans use so ...
Research Proposal on the Use of Alcohol by Pregnant Women in the U.K and its Lasting Effects
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...use of Alcohol by Pregnant Women in the U.K and its Lasting Effects Introduction While it is widely accepted that heavy alcohol drinking during pregnancy is detrimental to the health of the fetus, the effects of low and moderate drinking are still in question and research findings on these are inconclusive and confusing. This has generated differing guidance provided by healthcare organizations on the safe drinking threshold for pregnant women. This literature gap shows that the effects of low and moderate levels of alcohol consumption have been investigated by researchers as part of a wider range that includes high alcohol consumption. This paper responds... and stunted growth. Generally,...
The use of DNA to exonerate an individual under the post-conviction use of DNA evidence or the evaluation of blood-alcohol level
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...alcohol concentration, police extracts body substances of the suspect which they subject to testing. However, in the field, it is impractical to obtain and test blood and urine sample due to the expertise and time required. Therefore, police rely on the use of breath testing devices, (of which breathalyzer is one the various types.), since they are easy to operate, precise and reliable in the field. The breathalyzer operates through testing of the suspect’s expired breath or the alveolar air. It operates on henry’s law that states that at, a constant temperature and pressure... The evaluation of blood-alcohol levels to charge individuals with DUI D.C attorney General Peter Nickels is on record tohaving...
A critical review and discussion of research based evidence relating to hand hygiene in community nursing hand washing versus the use of alcohol based hand gel
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...Alcohol-Based Hand Gel - Community Nursing Setting - Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Explicit Structured Search Strategy ………………………………... 2 III. Importance of Hand Washing ……………………………………… 3 IV. Guidelines on Traditional Soap-and-Water Hand Washing ………... 4 V. Guidelines on the Use of Alcohol-Based Hand Gels ……………..… 6 VI. Four (4) Research Studies Related to Hand Washing and the Use of Alcohol-Based Hand Gels A. The Effect of Washing Hands with Soap on diarrhoea Risk in the Community ………………………………………… 6 a. Aim / Goal …………………………………………….... 6 b. Design ………………………………………………….. 6 c. Sampling Strategy ……………………………………… 7 d. Data Collection... Hand Washing vs....
Alcohol
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...ALCOHOL AND ITS EFFECTS ON YOUR HEALTH Alcohol and Its Effects on Your Health of the of the Alcohol and Its Effects on Your Health Introduction The use of alcohol is known to be a risk factor for liver cirrhosis, accidental death and certain types of malignancy, as well as being a direct cause of death by poisoning. Alcohol use and misuse among young people are connected with a broad range of high-risk behaviors that can have profound health, economic, and social consequences. These behaviors comprise drinking and driving, contribution in unexpected peer groups, misuse of other drugs, insecure sexual interaction, interpersonal aggression, demolition of private property, and poor school... Running Head:...
Alcohol
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...US be reduced to 18? In the United s, the legal drinking age has been set at 21 as per the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984. The Act states that it is illegal for an individual below the age of 21 years to purchase or possess any form of alcoholic beverage in public. The aim of the Act was to reduce the number of highway fatalities caused by drunk driving as alcohol was and still is the leading cause of death among teenagers in highway crashes. Congress mandated in 1984 that states establish 21 as the drinking age in return for federal highway funding. The legal drinking age has always been a contentious issue which has generated much comment... ? Sebastian Should the legal drinking age in the...
The effects of alcohol on teenage
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...alcohol. Alcohol-related fatalities remain an important concern across the globe and alcohol abuse has been proven to lead to conflict and violence. Seeking to explore the ramifications of alcohol use and abuse teenagers within society, the following will analyze the negative ramifications of teenage alcohol use. There are many consequences of alcohol use for teenagers including health problems, an increased risk for accidents and anti-social behavior. Teenagers who drink are more likely to drink in excess and this can cause damage...
Effects of Alcohol
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...alcohol use by adults in their late twenties largely reflect the impacts of new responsibilities associated with engagement, marriage, pregnancy, and parenthood due to which psychologically 'drinking' becomes secondary for them. Causes of Drinking "Research suggests that parental behavior plays a central role... Angela E. Dent English 102: Advanced Composition Cause/Effect Essay Assignment The introduction of alcohol to a teenager will affect his or her lifestyle vs. being introduced to it in their late twenties. According to Anderson et al, "In teenagers, the prevalence of alcohol leads them to a situation where they may have more opportunities to engage in heavy drinking". (Anderson et al, 2003, p. ...
The risks of alcohol abuse
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...alcohol abuse Alcohol abuse and dependence are the most prevalent and deleterious psychiatric disorders in the world and in 1992 it was estimated that 14 million adults in USA either abused alcohol or were dependent on it (Bridget) .In 2003, the prevalence of alcohol use disorders were estimated to be 1.7% globally and they accounted for 7.4% of all world disease burden. In 1999, the economic costs of alcohol abuse and dependence was $184.6 billion and this is expected to be high at the moment (F. G. Bridget).According to (Alcoholism and abuse), alcohol abuse is a disease which is characterized by the suffer having a pattern of drinking excessively despite the negative consequences... ?Topic: Risks of...
DRUGS AND ALCOHOL
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...Alcohol use on High School Absenteeism” – An Analysis The of this article is Austin A. Wesley, and this features in the American Economist. Wesley is an author, as well as an assistant professor of Economics at the University of Louisiana. In the article, Wesley has used various angles to point at the impact of drug use to school absenteeism. The thesis of the author is that the use of alcohol among high school students leads to increased absenteeism, which is responsible for lower academic grades, and which consequently, influences the economy in a negative manner. This is so because school absenteeism lowers the educational outcomes, which are essential in the economy of a country... “The Effects of...
Alcohol abuse and alcohol disorders
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...alcohol ingested, the effects can range from feelings of mild sedation and relaxation, to confusion and serious impairment of motor functions and speech, to severe intoxication that can result in coma, respiratory failure, and death. Excessive or long-term abuse of alcohol can adversely affect all body systems, and the effects can be serious and permanent. People who abuse alcohol can exhibit various patterns of use. Some engage in heavy drinking on a regular or daily basis; others may... Design a management plan for a client with a habitual alcohol intake who is admitted for a surgical procedure that will require a hospital stay of several days. Introduction: Alcohol abuse and alcohol related dis...
Alcohol Abuse Disorders
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...Alcohol abuse disorders al Affiliation] Table of contents 3 Introduction 4 Relevance of alcohol use disordersto psychology 4-5 Psychological turmoil induced by excessive alcohol consumption 5-6 Nature of DSM-IV diagnosis 6-7 Criticism related to DSM-IV 7-8 Alcohol dependence syndrome 8-9 Elements of Alcohol dependence syndrome 9-10 Treatment of alcohol use disorders 10-11 Conclusion 11 References: 12 Abstract This paper is primarily based on contemplating the highly sensitive issue of alcohol abuse disorders and the psychological impact...
Ethanol Alcohol
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...alcohol beverages can be considered as socially helpful drugs if occasionally used for therapeutic purpose. Works Cited: Dunlap, Michaele P. “Biological Impacts of Alcohol Use: An Overview.” n.d. Web. 15 Aug. 2011. . Gislason, Stephen J. Alcohol Problems and Solutions. Canada: Envrionmental Research, 2011. Print. National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Alcohol’s Damaging Effects on the Brain. Alcohol Alert. No. 63. 2004. Web. 15 Aug. 2011. .... 15 August Ethanol Alcohol Ethanol, the 2-carbon alcohol illustrates the attitude-changing impacts of the Alcohol Beverages. Ethanol alcohol is a carbohydrate that is a...
Alcohol consumption
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...use of drugs and alcohol”. Young people also drink alcohol to enhance their personality. At young age people go through much transition on emotional and physical basis and alcohol is a way to give them emotional strength. Also young people think that drinking is a status symbol and a sign of being manly. Many young students drink to show to their friends that they are easy going and bold. For youngsters drinking alcohol is a sign of being aggressive and they think not to drinl alcohol means being shy or introvert... 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...
Drinking Alcohol
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...alcohol use is stopped after a period of heavy drinking; and tolerance: The need to drink greater amounts of alcohol in order to “get high.” (2001, 1) In this regard, the objective of the essay is to design an experiment to test whether drinking alcohol influences peoples tendency to become socially aggressive. An experimental hypothesis would be specified and both dependent and independent variables would be identified. Likewise, experimental and control conditions would also be stated. Finally, any experimental procedures that would help to ensure the reliability of your research would be proffered. Suggested...
Alcohol Abuse
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...alcohol abuse using the nursing theories of Dorothea Orem and Jean Watson, the appropriate nursing intervention strategies using different components of the family systems theory, and the role of the advanced practice nurse as a case manager of familial alcohol abuse. Applying Dorothea Orem’s and Jean Watson’s Theories in the Assessment of Familial Alcohol Abuse Dorothea Orem According to Dorothea Orem, when there is a possibility to adequately care for oneself and the person has the capacity to fulfill the possibility, self-care... ?Running Head: Alcohol Abuse and Family Theory Applying Family Theories in the Assessment and Treatment of Alcohol Abuse of Professor Date of Submission Introduction...
Alcohol: Should we lower the drinking age to 18?
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...Alcohol United s set the age of drinking to 21 and all the teenagers under the age of 21 are not allowed to take alcohol. However, there are some exceptions; teenagers under the age of 21 can be allowed to have a drink at home on supervision by the parent. Further, in case of medical needs or any other relevant needs, teens below 21 can be allowed to drink. Proponents argue that lowering drinking age below 21 in US has no impact on drinking rate. They state that the rate of drinking has increased and increased health related issues among the teens (“National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and...
Alcohol Addiction and Adolescents
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...Alcohol Addiction and Adolescents Introduction The use of alcohol is prevalent among Australian adolescents, and high-risk consumption is a severe and increasing issue. An extensive range of individual, peer, family, school, and community factors have been identified as being possible causes that enable the development of teenage alcohol use and abuse. This paper, consequently, will be exploring the misuse of alcohol among adolescents by, primarily, describing the patterns of teenage alcohol consumption, following which a critical review of current literature will be...
Family violence because Alcohol
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...alcohol abuse directly causes violence, aggressors have, in some cases, used their drug and alcohol abuse as a scapegoat to cause ferocities in their homestead with different motives. The justification of violence as caused by alcohol still revolves around the claim that alcohol, in one way or the other, causes family violence. It is also both logical and sound to say that family violence may cause alcohol abuse. It is, therefore, the cause-effect cycle that spins around family life. Alcohol directly causes family violence. According to the behaviorist perspective, alcohol abuse is an act that is learnt just... Alcohol and Family Violence Alcohol and Family Violence Introduction The relationship between...
Alcohol impact on family life
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...Alcohol and Family Life The impact of alcohol on family life is one which has been found as detrimental to every individual that is involved with the abuse of alcohol. The complexities of alcohol are determined by a growing dependence which accumulates in one’s life, specifically as a response to specific formations from life events. The dependence is one which is able to alter the mind and the emotional and psychological responses to the events, creating a stronger dependence among those who use the drink. The specific responses create changes for short and long term aspects, specifically with the health of the individual. This is combined with alterations that are associated with key... ?Background of...
Alcohol Abuse
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...Alcohol Abuse Introduction In this essay, I have decided to focus on the public health issue concerning the risk of alcohol abuse in relation to a certain population group who are young adults. A situation where young adults drink alcohol is referred to as underage drinking. As youths grow old, their rate of alcohol consumption increases significantly (Powers 2007, p.353). Whenever young adults take alcohol, they fail to realize the adverse effects drinking can have on their health, lives, families and social relationships. In the United Kingdom, the popular word used by many to refer to...
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...
Alcohol in India
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...Use of 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 Abuse in Men and Women
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...Alcohol Abuse in Men and Women Introduction: Alcohol is an important and well-known substance of abuse, and an understanding of the effects of alcohol and the clinical importance of alcohol-related disorders is essential for the practice of psychiatric or general nursing. There are many health effects that can occur with both acute and long-term or chronic use of alcohol in both males and females due to pathologic changes it can induce in several organ systems that can be permanent and irreversible. Moreover, long-term, escalating levels of alcohol intake on a habitual basis can predispose to tolerance as well as an intense adaptation of the body to a conditioned state induced by alcohol... ...
Drug and Alcohol Testing
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...Alcohol Testing Introduction Drugs and alcohol use cause problems in the family, society and at the workplace. Drinking alcohol at a moderate level may not affect the mental soundness of a person. However, the level of tolerance on the amount of alcohol that can be taken varies from person to person. Frequent drinking of alcoholic beverages or too much of them are bad for the health, can affect sound judgment and motor skills. Illegal drugs are not recommended for use except for medical and therapeutic use, and only with the advice... ?RUNNING HEAD: DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING Drug and Alcohol Testing School Table of Contents Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . 1 Table of Contents . ....
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...
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...
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... ...
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
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...alcohol spectrum disorders (Warren et al., 2011). “Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome” describes some of the same features as Fetal Alcohol Syndrome but does not require all of the same diagnostic criteria to be met (Warren et al., 2011). The term “Fetal Alcohol Effects” is used when symptoms of maternal exposure are present but not severe enough to meet criteria for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (Warren et al., 2011). “Alcohol-related birth defects” are the physical features related to alcohol exposure, while “alcohol-related neurodevelopmental...
Alcohol
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...alcohol and crime. Maidenhead: Open University Press Maisto, S, A., Galizio, M., & Connors, G. J. (2011). Drug use and abuse. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth... Alcohol One of the most commonly abused substances in the world, today, is alcohol. It all starts with one sip then it progresses to full blown addiction. Alcohol is easily available although the relevant authorities try to control it, people still manage to find a way around the system. Alcohol affects people differently and this is because of a few factors. They include the mental and emotional health of the drinker, the age, gender, the drinking rate and the level of...
Cause and effects of Alcohol
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...Alcoholism is a destructive pattern of alcohol use that includes a number of symptoms, including tolerance to or withdrawal from the substance, using more alcohol and/or for a longer time than planned, and trouble reducing its use.” Some people often become alcoholic and they encounter various problems that can make it difficult for them to quit or to limit the intake of alcohol at any given moment. The other effect is that if consumed to excess, alcohol can lead to undesirable consequences. For instance, there are high chances that people who drive under the influence of alcohol are often involved in fatal crashes that often lead to loss of life. The operation of machinery or driving under... ? Cause...
Alcohol Caused Disorders
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...Alcoholism is a negative model of alcohol use that involves a number of indicators, with acceptance to a withdrawal from the stuff, using additional alcohol and/or for a longer duration than intended, and difficulty reducing its use (Jones, 2009). Risk factors for growing a drinking problem incorporate low confidence, anxiety, depression or another problem associated with mood. Mood or affective disorders are distinguished by depression, mania, or both. There are various factors that determine biological and neurochemical bases of affective disorders. According to the biological bases regarding affective disorder, genetics play a role in the susceptibility to mental disorders... ? Term Paper Guidelines...
The Psychological Effects of Alcohol
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...Alcohol The effects of consuming alcohol can be extremely subtle or they can take on dramatic dimensions. The results can range from mild lowering of inhibitions to serious physical and mental health problems. The damage to the body that results from the overuse of alcohol can include organ damage as well as permanent brain damage. It can ultimately result in death. Alcohol use is generally classified as moderate, abuse, or alcoholism. They all differ in the subject's pattern of alcohol consumption. Some of the effects are overlapping from one group to another and many are common to all groups. The pattern of use is further defined in terms of short term and long... The Psychological Effects of...
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