Archive for the ‘Alcohol Abuse’ Category

  • Does Childhood Abuse, Neglect Increase Risk For Alcoholism

    Does Childhood Abuse, Neglect Increase Risk For Alcoholism?

    Jul 4, 14 • 2539 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Does Childhood Abuse, Neglect Increase Risk For Alcoholism?

    Child abuse is the generally accepted term for emotional or physical acts that harm the health and/or mental well-being of a minor. Another related term, child neglect, is used to describe a failure...

  • How To Identify Risk For Alcohol Addiction | Alcohol Abuse Factors

    How To Identify Risk For Alcohol Addiction Before It Takes Hold

    Jul 3, 14 • 2371 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on How To Identify Risk For Alcohol Addiction Before It Takes Hold

    Some individuals consume alcohol in moderate quantities over the course of their entire adult lives. They may drink when they attend a party or get together with friends, but they rarely consume more than a drink or two, and almost never drink to excess....

  • Facts About Teenage Drinking | Threat Of Teen Drinking

    The Threat Of Teen Drinking

    Jun 23, 14 • 2775 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on The Threat Of Teen Drinking

    Abusing drugs and drinking in high school are real problems for the public health as well as for the individuals these behaviors impact. Drugs and alcohol facts and statistics paint a frightening picture...

  • A+ED Alcohol Plus Energy Drink Risks | Teen Alcohol Abuse Help

    Alcohol Plus An Energy Drink Does Not Equal A Sober-Up Cocktail

    Jun 20, 14 • 2118 Views • Alcohol Abuse, FeaturedComments Off on Alcohol Plus An Energy Drink Does Not Equal A Sober-Up Cocktail

    Youth are sent to school to learn the three R’s – reading, writing and arithmetic; among a few other things. An Australian study recently reported on a new equation popular among young people there (and here)...

  • How Much Are Teens Drinking| Teen Alcohol Abuse Treatment

    How Much Are Teens Really Drinking?

    Jun 13, 14 • 2563 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on How Much Are Teens Really Drinking?

    Teens will always have the urge to experiment, and with that urge there will always be some bad choices and risky behaviors. Teenage alcohol abuse statistics tell us that by senior year in high school, nearly three-quarters of teens have at least tried...

  • How Does Environment Affect A Teen’s Alcohol Use

    How Does Environment Affect A Teen’s Alcohol Use?

    May 29, 14 • 2599 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on How Does Environment Affect A Teen’s Alcohol Use?

    In order to prevent adolescents from experimenting with alcohol, policymakers must first understand the factors that contribute to underage drinking. A recent study examined local environmental factors and adolescent perceptions about alcohol, and how these...

  • What Role Do Impulsivity And Sensation Seeking Play In Drinking Game Participation

    What Role Do Impulsivity And Sensation Seeking Play In Drinking Game Participation?

    May 22, 14 • 2023 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on What Role Do Impulsivity And Sensation Seeking Play In Drinking Game Participation?

    Drinking games are games that use alcohol consumption as a reward or punishment for performance in a skilled or non-skill-based activity. In the U.S., young adults enrolled in college are known for their heavy participation in these types of games. In a study...

  • Teen Drinking Tied To High-Risk Behavior In Adulthood

    Teen Drinking Tied To High-Risk Behavior In Adulthood

    May 16, 14 • 2564 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Teen Drinking Tied To High-Risk Behavior In Adulthood

    High-risk behavior is a term that doctors and public health officials use to describe activities that can cause serious harm in individuals or for society as a whole. Common examples of this type of behavior include having sex without a condom, behaving...

  • Parents Must Be Absolutely Clear When It Comes To Underage Drinking

    Parents Must Be Absolutely Clear When It Comes To Underage Drinking

    May 8, 14 • 1746 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Parents Must Be Absolutely Clear When It Comes To Underage Drinking

    Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) want parents to know that they have more influence than they think and they need to use their influence before it’s too late. The group urges parents to make it absolutely clear that drinking before age 21 is not an...

  • Neknominate Drinking Game Blamed In Deaths

    Neknominate Drinking Game Blamed In Deaths

    May 7, 14 • 1941 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Neknominate Drinking Game Blamed In Deaths

    Drinking games have a well-established place in the world of college parties and other young adult social gatherings. The digital age has also seen drinking games expand onto the Internet and social media websites like Facebook and YouTube. Unfortunately,...