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 Is alcoholism a family disease?

Answer 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 »
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Disease of alcoholism?

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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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 »
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Is the disease alcoholism preventable?

On One Hand: Preventative MeasuresAlcoholism occurs when a person becomes dependent on alcohol consumption, literally craving a drink. Preventative measures include recognizing early symptoms and s... Read More »
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Is alcoholism a disease or a choice?

On One Hand: It's A DiseaseAccording the Mayo Clinic, alcoholism is a medically recognized disease, one with specific risk factors for contraction, a predictable trajectory and treatment strategies... Read More »
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