Is alcoholism a mental behavior?

Answer On One Hand: Mental EffectsAlcohol is a depressant and can trigger depression or other mental illnesses. 37 percent of alcoholics have a mental illness on top of alcoholism, and they start drinking... Read More »

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Is alcoholism a behavior?

On One Hand: Alcoholism as Diseasealcoholism is one of the most difficult diseases to really get a handle on, because it doesn't exhibit the same symptoms as something like heart disease or chicken... Read More »

Is alcoholism a learned behavior?

On One Hand: Alcoholism is LearnedAccording to the Mayo Clinic, people who have witnessed one or both parents abusing alcohol are more likely to repeat this behavior. Also, young people who begin d... Read More »

Do you believe mental illness, alcoholism, obesity, and homosexuality are real diseases?

Some mental illnesses are real.Alcoholism is classed as one, but a case could be made that it is a symptom, rather than a disease. In most cases, teh same about obesity, although there are disease... Read More »

Is alcoholism a mental illness that would be entitled to long term disability if the person needs long term rehab treatment?

The answer in most cases will be "NO". Most long-term cae policies will not cover treatment for alcoholism. Here is the discalimer in one policy, "No payment will be made for the treatment of alcoh... Read More »