Tag: alcoholism

Finding My Home: Chapter 1

“For god’s sake Joce, what did I do now, huh?” my dad said. His voice could be heard throughout the house no matter what room you were in. His footsteps got closer as they slammed against the floor. His dirty white socks showed underneath the crack of my door as they cleaned up the remnants…

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30 year old Americans have been drinking more during the covid 19 pandemic than they did the previous year

There has been a rapid increase in alcoholic beverages that were consumed by 30 years old Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The research conducted among volunteers aged from 30 to 80 years old by the journal JAMA Network Open reveals the frequency of alcohol consumption has risen by about 14% from 2019. The outcome outlined…

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My Controversial Theory On Alcoholism From A Philosophical Perspective

In Alvin Moss’ and Mark Siegler’s article, “Should Alcoholics Compete Equally for Liver Transplantation?” they state that patients who develop end-stage liver disease (ESLD) should have higher priority for liver transplants than those who develop alcohol-related end-stage liver disease (ARESLD). I will reject Moss’ and Siegler’s view that alcoholism is a disease and explain why…

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Drug abuse common among mentally ill

Dr. Devon Cummings, supervisory psychologist for the Substance Use Disorders program at Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, NY, cited a February 2018 report from the National Institute of Drug Abuse. The report stated half of individuals experiencing a mental illness had a substance use disorder. Cummings further stated from a Substance Abuse and Mental…

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