Alcoholism is a very bad habit for an individual of any community living in any corner of the world.
Alcoholism has a number of bad aspects in a number of dimensions. And in this article we will try to go over them.
Firstly, let us talk about the physical dimension of it. Alcoholism may cause heart disease, nutritional deficiencies and it may eventually be fatal. It may also cause cancer as well as damage to the central nervous system. As a note, the research shows that women are more prone to developing long-term problems due to alcoholism than men are.
Alcoholism has a number of psychiatric problems as well. Alcoholism is identified as the second biggest cause that leads to dementia. Alcoholism may also damage the functioning of the brain as well as damage the psychological functioning of the alcoholic. One of the most common symptoms of alcoholism is anxiety and depression disorder. Additional symptoms are confusion and organic brain syndrome as well as schizophrenia and panic disorder.
Alcoholism has a number of negative social consequences as well. It is associated with the alcoholic, committing an increased number of serious legal offences such as domestic violence, burglary and assault.
Very common is the fact that Alcoholism leads to loss of employment which then leads to adverse financial difficulties and they in turn lead to domestic violence within the house. Alcoholism may also lead to loss of life because many alcoholics drive while drunk and many instances of fatal accidents due to drunk driving are being reported around the world every year.
Also, divorce is a major bad social consequence of alcoholism which is also on the rise in many societies around the world.
Finally, child neglect is a major outcome of alcoholism which leads to children growing up with inferiority complexes or other psychological disorders and also seriously damages a child’s emotional state of affairs, problems which do not go away easily.
Being an alcoholic is not your fate, if you want to get rid of it as soon as possible, you will need to get professional help from health centers.