Disease of alcoholism?

Answer Yes, it is a disease. There is no such thing as an "ex-alcoholic". There are only recovering alcoholics. Find a place that holds AA meetings nearest to you if you feel that you or a loved one ne... Read More »

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Is alcoholism a hereditary disease?

On One Hand: Genes May Influence AlcoholismGenes may influence a person's risk of becoming an alcoholic, although the exact genes involved in alcoholism have not been identified, according to the M... Read More »

Is alcoholism a physical disease?

On One Hand: Alcoholism is Partly PhysicalThere is a physical element of alcoholism, which is the dependence on alcohol. The physical aspect of being addicted to alcohol can be seen in an alcoholic... Read More »

Is alcoholism a family disease?

On One Hand: A Family DiseaseThe most prominent model of understanding addiction, favored by treatment programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), is the "disease model," which views alcoholism as ... Read More »

Why is alcoholism considered a disease?

Because its progressive. Over time it gets worse. If not treated will almost always end in death. Its chronic meaning that if treated that it will get better. (Don't drink) and once you have it, yo... Read More »