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    Alcoholics Anonymous

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    alcohol. Psychologists also figured out ways to help alcoholics looking for help to stop. Alcohol can be a danger to oneself and others, and it should be treated very seriously. Addiction is the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. Know just imagine someone’s addiction is alcohol, drinking all day and

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    Children of Alcoholics

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    families is affected by an alcoholic, making alcoholism responsible for more family problems than any other single cause (Parsons). Alcoholism is a disease that not only affects the individual, but also everyone around the alcoholic. Alcoholics can make irrational decisions that are harmful not only to themselves but also to the people around them. These irrational decisions can cause financial instability for the household which, in turn, contributes to neglect. Alcoholics may make the financial

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    Functional Alcoholic

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    accordingly to their surroundings and their state of mind. Every alcoholic is different, from their reasons for drinking to their methods of trying to cope with life as they drink. First there is the functional alcoholic. He or she without any problems, so they might think, can drink whatever and function normally. It does not interfere with job, family, or any normal duties that are required for daily functions. A functional alcoholic is one who drinks on a daily basis, usually ingesting at least

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    Week 9 Final Essay AmberLynn Wigtion Comm155/ March 8th, 2013 Joelle Horner The Lifestyle Difference between an Alcoholic and a Non-alcoholic A person’s body that is physically dependent on alcohol is known as alcoholism. An alcoholic can be called an addict; someone who is addicted to alcohol. (More on the definition of “addict” is further in this essay). Alcoholism is a very serious illness that affects about 30 percent of people; 10 percent of women

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    The Alcoholic Republic

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    The Alcoholic Republic The colonization of America brought about many new ways of life: new living conditions, new skills to be learned, and new land to explore and settle. Relations with the natives provided food and basic skill sets, and it also paved the way for new colonists arriving in such a foreign land. However, life for colonists coming to settle America was no vacation. Depending on your family’s background and where you decided to settle, daily life was an adventure. In Virginia,

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    Workaholic Vs Alcoholic

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    A workaholic and alcoholic have similar qualities. Each quality affects oneself and those around physically, mentally, and socially. A workaholic is someone who has a compulsive need to work, however; an alcoholic is someone who persistently needs to drink alcohol. Although the desires are different, they still are affected by addiction the same way. One of the common effects of being a workaholic is experiencing exhaustion. The long hours and the rigorous work load could harm or damage someone’s

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    the alcoholic and the people around them, but it does so in a much different way than a disease such as cancer. Instead, alcoholism is a disease of both physical and mental dependence. Most diseases are treated by surgery or medication, but the only way to fix the problem of alcohol abuse is by changing the mindset of the alcoholic. This is why Hazelden Betty Ford uses mental adjustment techniques to treat alcoholics at its centers. Their philosophy relies on the fact that the alcoholic is mentally

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    Founded in 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) is a 12-step spiritual program for those who have a desire to stop drinking. It is open to all those who seek help all over the world. Thousands of alcoholics have become victorious because of the spiritual foundation it was built on. In 1939 the first book, Alcoholics Anonymous, was published. It held all of the struggles and hope filled stories of some of the first alcoholics that joined the group. This book, later called “The Big Book”, would lay down

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    sickening feeling of yet another alcohol-induced hangover. Perhaps as a result, many are also starting off the New Year with a resolution to stop drinking alcohol, as they are simply tired of the negative after-effects. Countless thousands will consider Alcoholics Anonymous and its 12-Step program to help them overcome their addiction. But, is it possible that the 12 Steps do more harm than good, and that those who join AA are simply prolonging their addiction? You may have naturally assumed that it is

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    million adults, or every one in 13 adults, abuse alcohol or have an alcoholism problem. However, Alcoholics Anonymous is one of the appropriate system of healing available for alcoholics in our society. Alcoholics Anonymous is among the worldwide institution devoted towards assisting alcohol addicts defeat alcohol misuse through supportive measures. In order to have a richer knowledge about what the Alcoholic anonymous group is, I decided to attend one of their meetings on the ninth of November, 2015

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