Drunkorexia – a phenomenon sweeping weight-conscious, alcoholic youth

Alcohol is associated with various serious consequences. And when alcohol is taken empty stomach, its effect could be deadly. The time spent in college is meant for exploring the self and the world around, and students utilize this time also to understand about another important aspect mostly associated with celebration and happiness – alcohol. Read more

Students’ inconsistent drinking pattern shows surge during celebrations: Study

Drinking and partying seem to be synonymous with teenagers. Celebrations and special occasions for teens are usually incomplete without alcohol. However, one can’t ignore the negative consequences of excessive drinking among youth. Read more

Smell of alcohol makes it difficult to resist a drink: Study

Alcohol is usually associated with celebration and enjoyment, but when people are constantly thinking about alcohol or continue to drink despite facing problems, it can be a sign of alcoholism. Sometimes people prefer to stay away from alcohol, but a single drink may gradually lead to two or more.

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Marijuana smokers five times more likely to develop alcohol problem: Study

Drug and alcohol dependence often go hand in hand. In other words, there are problem drinkers who also suffer from alcoholism, though the dynamics may vary. Previous studies have demonstrated how this legal substance interacts with illicit drugs, such as marijuana and cocaine, to cause problems in one’s life. Read more

Study finds easier treatment for depression in alcoholics

Alcohol being the most commonly used addictive substance, its addiction is extensive in the United States. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, around 17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults in the U.S. suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence. There are a several million more who engage themselves in risky and binge drinking patterns as well. Read more