Why is alcoholism considered a disease?

Answer 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 alcoholism considered a crime or disease?

On One Hand: Alcoholism as a DiseaseAccording to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, alcoholism is a disease. It is characterized by a strong urge to drink, inability to stop dr... Read More »

Is Alcoholism is considered to be a progressive disease?

Yes it is! Iknow from experience!! Trust me doctors know nothing on this subject unless they are in the field of Alcoholism! FACT

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 »

Is alcoholism considered a disability?

On One Hand: Yes, It's a Recognized DisabilityAccording to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, the Americans With Disabilities Act specifically describes abuse of and dependence... Read More »