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Tag: Alcohol Misuse

Alcohol misuse as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) is the alcohol use that places people at risk for problems, including “at-risk use,” “clinical alcohol abuse,” and “dependence.” Although the use of alcohol brings with it a number of pleasures, alcohol increases the risk of a wide range of social harms, generally in a dose dependent manner.

Alcohol Misuse

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Alcoholism and Gabapentin Treatment

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Gabapentin was designed as a GABA analog. Currently, used for its antiepileptic and analgesic properties, most likely antagonizes high-voltage-gated calcium channels....

Last modified: 29th Jun 2021

Essay on Eating Disorders and Alcohol Abuse

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Alcoholism is characterized by a strong craving to drink, an inability to stop drinking once beginning, a physical dependence upon alcohol to prevent symptoms of withdrawal, and a need for greater amounts of alcohol due to increased tolerance....

Last modified: 22nd Jun 2021

Mindfulness for Alcohol Addiction

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Mindfulness delivers an understanding of the third stage of addiction, viewing the addiction loop process to become more effective than other treatment forms ...

Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Alcohol Abuse Essay

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 If alcohol is not consumed responsibly, there may be some serious consequences. Alcohol can permeate virtually every organ and tissue in the body, resulting in tissue injury and organ dysfunction....

Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Should Alcohol Be Illegal?

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The consequences from the misuse of alcohol are becoming more apparent worldwide. For this essay I will focus on the UK and USA as examples to examine various impacts that alcohol has on society....

Last modified: 16th Dec 2020

Health Essays - Alcoholism Drinking Health

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Alcoholism Drinking Health Definition Alcoholism is an illness marked by drinking alcoholic beverages at a level that interferes with physical health, mental health, and social, family, or occupat...

Last modified: 4th Dec 2020

Emerging Adults and the Higher Risk for Sexual Assault Research

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Abstract The purpose of this research paper was to investigate the population of emerging adults’ (18-30) risk for sexual assault and emerging adults’ involvement in risky alcohol consumption. Thi...

Last modified: 4th Jun 2020

Alcoholism: Disease or Moral Dilemma?

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 Is alcoholism a disease or just a moral dilemma? That is a question that many people still ask today. There are doctors, lawyers, professional people and everyday citizens that   ...

Last modified: 26th May 2020

Motivational Interviewing to Help with Alcohol Abuse

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Assignment 1 – Alcohol Vignette Case Formulation: Cassidy is a 40 year old female with evidence of a moderate alcohol misuse disorder. She has a history of alcohol use first starting at the age of ...

Last modified: 20th May 2020

Case Study and Treatment Plan: Major Depressive Disorder and Alcohol Use

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Part 1 – Case study and treatment plan Summary Jacob is a 63 year old man with a history of Major depressive disorder and Alcohol use disorder. He lives alone and has had many failed relationships, ...

Last modified: 5th May 2020

Treating Alcoholism

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Introduction Alcoholism is defined as a disease that is persistent, progressive and often fatal. It is not a symptom of other diseases or emotional problems; it is its own disorder. Alcohol affects ev...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Alcohol Withdrawal Protocol for Hospitals

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Social and Personal Effects of Alcoholism Alcohol is the term we use for ethanol, the substance suitable for people to drink. Another type of alcohol is methanol and it is harmful to people. Alcohol ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Patient-Nurse Relationship: Alcohol Dependency Care

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Diagnosis J.H was admitted to Unit 9 with a diagnosis of alcohol dependence causing induced mood disorder with depressive features. The diagnostic criteria outlined by the DSM-IV for substance depende...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Research Design | Risks to Relapses in Alcoholism

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CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION “There is this to be said in favor of drinking that it takes the drunk and first out of society then Out of the world.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Alcohol is a central ...

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Underage Binge Drinking In UK Health And Social Care Essay

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The purpose of this study is for the writer to explore the government strategies in combating the rising rates of underage binge drinking in the UK. The writer will approach this topic by briefly exam...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Evaluation of Drug and Alcohol Prevention Strategies: DARE and LST

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Addiction can be defined as a behavioural process that provides pleasure and relief from internal discomfort, however, it includes a recurring failure to control the behaviour and a continuation of t...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Relationship Between Homeslessness and Alcohol Consumption

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Ever been Homeless in relation to Alcohol Consumption Abstract This paper will discuss the significance between those who have identified as homeless and the rates of alcoholi...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Harm Reduction and Abstinence Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder

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Substance use and addictions are on a spectrum that has a depth of impact which fluctuates with each individual. Each person is located on this continuum of use; creating varying levels of addict...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Holistic Report on Older Adult and Alcohol Abuse as a Co-exsisting Problems

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1.0 Introduction Kaumatua (older adult) identifies as the demographics age of 65 years and older (Santrock, 2014).  Currently, there are around 600,000 adults aged 65 years and olde...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Health Essays - Binge Drinking Alcohol

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Binge Drinking Alcohol Question: With evidence for a new ‘culture of intoxication’, what are the current attitudes on binge drinking in UK society, and what are the possible causes for the current...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Public Health Issue: Alcohol Misuse

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Alcohol misuse as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) is the alcohol use that places people at risk for problems, including “at-risk use,” “clinical alcohol abuse,”...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Community Support Intervention for Alcohol Abuse

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Community support intervention (s) for alcohol abuse in adults living in Glasgow, UK; A Proposal Introduction International perspective on alcohol abuse Alcoholism is a collective term for alcohol ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Psychiatry Case Report: A Dual Diagnosis

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Name: Nur Farah Ashikin Abu Salman Presenting Complaint: AB is a 33 year-old, single, unemployed man who was brought in by Garda to the psychiatric department on 8-10-14 with suicidal ideation. He ha...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Alcohol Treatments and Rehabilitation Programs

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Medical intervention for drug addicts is part of achieving social normalisation. Choose a drug addiction (e.g. tobacco, alcohol, heroin, amphetamine or marijuana). Explore methods of treatment for th...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Issues of Alcohol Misuse

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Ethyl alcohol, also known as ethanol, is a chemical, liquid, colorless, flammable compound used industrially for the manufacture of medicines, perfumes, sprays and spirits as well as wine, beer, whis...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020