Tag Archives: Alcohol Addiction

Look Out for these Signs of Alcohol Dependence

There’s a difference between someone to appreciates a good glass of their favourite tipple and someone who depends on it to function. Knowing which of the 2 categories you fall in to is important  because as one writer explains, you don’t have to hit rock bottom before seeking help. If you have an unhealthy dependence […]

Social Media as Addictive as Alcohol or Nicotine

According to a recent study social media can be just as addictive as alcohol or nicotine. The study warned that simple sight of a Facebook logo is sending social media users spinning. The study was conducted at  Vrije University in Amsterdam. As you probably guessed, society has become obsessed with social media and now researchers […]

Swedish Researchers Say New Alcohol Addiction Drug Close

Swedish researchers say they may be one step closer to developing a drug that could curb alcoholism. The researchers believe they have found an efficient way to reduce alcohol cravings by normalizing dopamine levels in the brain. The findings of the study published in the journal European Neuropsychopharmacology revealed that the drug tested on humans reduced alcohol cravings […]

Examining What Determines Alcohol Behaviour

I’ve always wondered why some people are more prone to alcohol abuse than others. Why is it that some of us can have a drink and not get addicted while others seem to be addicted from their very first glass? Well according to researchers from the UK, our drinking habits may be predetermined by a […]

Could Alcoholism be linked to Genetics

Alcoholism, what causes it and how it can be better treated is a subject that has long fascinated scientists. Now a group of scientists in the UK may have found the cause of alcoholism or at least the reason why some people tend to gravitate so strongly towards alcohol while others don’t. The research which […]

How to Recognise Alcohol Addiction and Abuse in Teens

Source : jenny downing Any parent with a teenage child knows the dangers of peer pressure and the need to recognise signs in teenagers that indicate a problem. Numerous studies have proven that the majority of teenagers have at least tried alcohol by the age of 14 and the statistics of alcohol abuse among teenagers […]

Tell-tale Signs of Alcohol Abuse

(Photo: Paul / FreeDigitalPhotos.net) Are you a bartender who notices the same customer in you bar night after night, drinking excessively each time or are you concerned that a friend or family member may be addicted to alcohol. Some of the indicators that a person may have an addiction to alcohol include; The person cannot […]