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Role of parents in helping children deal with alcohol addiction

14-06 Role of parents in helping children deal with alcohol addiction

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Alcoholism has devastated lives of many people, including teenagers and young adults, across the United States. However, the rising number of teenagers falling into the trap of alcohol addiction is a major cause for concern. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in 2016, nearly 9.2 percent adolescents a

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Author Leslie Jamison draws attention toward fear associated with recovery from alcoholism

18-05 Author Leslie Jamison draws attention toward fear associated with recovery from alcoholism

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“Yearning is our most powerful narrative engine, and addiction is one of its dialects.” -Leslie Jamison, “The Empathy Exams” (more…)

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Prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in 4 US communities

11-04 Prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in 4 US communities

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A cross-sectional study of around 6,639 first-grade children were examined to estimate the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome disorders (FASDs) living in four  diverse communities in the Rocky Mountains, Midwestern, Southeastern and Pacific Southwestern regions of the United States.  The FASD is an umbrella term for a group diseases, including f

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Teen drinking linked to liver disease

28-03 Teen drinking linked to liver disease

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A significant element of adolescence as a phase of life is hanging out with friends and partying on weekends. Teens are too eager to discover and explore uncharted territories rather than remain under the constant surveillance of their parents. In the entire process of learning more and meeting new people, they stand the increased risk of addictive

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Symptoms of alcoholism may affect its treatment with medication, finds study

19-03 Symptoms of alcoholism may affect its treatment with medication, finds study

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Alcoholism can affect anybody, irrespective of his or her race and economic status. Be it an adolescent, an adult or an elderly, addiction to alcohol can lead to a disaster on anyone’s life. Now, a new research conducted at the Oregon State University (OSU) has found another dark side of this illness. The study has revealed that the existing sympt

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Symptoms of alcoholism may affect treatment for alcohol use disorder, finds study

28-02 Symptoms of alcoholism may affect treatment for alcohol use disorder, finds study

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Alcoholism or alcohol use disorder (AUD) can adversely affect the social, personal as well as the professional life of an individual. People who recognize this fact, show courage and opt for treatment. However, symptoms of AUD can, at times, make the treatment difficult. This was corroborated by a recent research, published in the journal Annals of

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Data reveals increase in ER visits due to alcohol-related incidence, says study

30-01 Data reveals increase in ER visits due to alcohol-related incidence, says study

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Alcoholism has come a long way from being a taboo to gaining wide sociatal acceptance. Earlier, people with alcoholism were as  slimeballs. However, it is now treated as more like a lifestyle problem and a disease, which it actually is, due to wide spread awareness among people. Experts in several studies have opined about a new and different se

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Prevent underage drinking by thwarting teens’ risky behavior and encouraging creative activities

19-12 Prevent underage drinking by thwarting teens’ risky behavior and encouraging creative activities

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Most people tend to ignore the harmful consequences of drinking and do not seem surprised to find that their teenage children are also experimenting with alcohol. Due to the growing acceptance of alcohol during social events, the problem of drinking has crossed all boundaries  and has become too widespread to control. Usually, people start embracin

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Heavy alcohol use affects brain function differently  in men and women

08-12 Heavy alcohol use affects brain function differently in men and women

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Usually, drinking patterns are different among both men and women. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), men are about twice more likely to be diagnosed with alcohol use disorder (AUD) than women. Additionally, past research has indicated that men are more prone to heavy drinking and binge drinking. However,

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NIAAA alcohol treatment navigator: Ready to help people find quality treatment

30-11 NIAAA alcohol treatment navigator: Ready to help people find quality treatment

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The alcohol used in alcoholic beverages is ethyl alcohol or ethanol that is produced by the fermentation of grains and fruits. As such, alcohol has been around for centuries now and addiction to alcohol is nothing new. Besides the people affected by alcohol addiction, even their families are constantly at war with alcohol. Moreover, an entire com

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