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Topic: About Alcoholism
Beautiful things happen when a newcomer gets honest on her one-year anniversary
I was 12 years old when my parents separated. I lived with my mom for a couple of years but asked to move in with my dad when I was about 14. By this time I was already drinking every chance I could...
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European teens: rise in drunkenness
Eastern European teenagers, particularly girls, are closing the drinking gap with their Western European and American counterparts. According to a new study, the number of adolescents in Eastern...
Specialized treatment sparse for LGBT clients The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population has higher rates of alcoholism and addiction than the general population in the U.S., but...
New insight found on male alcoholism  The fact that men are twice as likely as women to develop alcoholism is common knowledge. Until now, the underlying biology contributing to this difference...
TV-Watching Teens See More Alcohol Ads Fueled largely by an increase in distilled spirits advertising on cable television, the growth rate in youths’ exposure to televised alcohol ads is outpacing...
Alcoholism and obesity linked Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a risk for alcoholism also may put individuals at risk for obesity. They also noted...
Researchers link alcoholism and impulsivity In a new brain imaging study on alcoholism and impulse control, alcoholics scored high on measures of impulsivity, were less able to delay gratification,...
Teenage alcohol consumption associated with computer use
Teenagers who drink alcohol spend more time on their computers for recreational use, including social networking and downloading and listening to music, compared with their peers who don't drink,...
Fish oil can help reduce alcohol cravings According to new research, omega 3 fatty acids may be beneficial for more than just the heart. In an unexpected finding from a multi-year animal study of...

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