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Military Veterans Battle Alcoholism and PTSD

Struggles Veterans Face When Returning Home. Serving in the U.S. military comes with a long list of physical, mental and emotional challenges. Many veterans battle against post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Most soldiers witness a series of traumatic events. They often end up using drugs or alcohol as a means to cope. Some symptoms of combat-related PTSD do not develop…

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Brain Function Altered by Underage Drinking

Doing some partying and binge drinking while you’re young doesn’t do much harm, right? According to a recent study published by Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, binge and underage drinking can actually damage your brain well into adulthood. Long-Term Brain Changes in Rats Researchers gave young rats a heavy amount of alcohol equivalent to the…

A Very Short History of Alcohol Addiction

A Very Short History of Alcoholism

How much of a problem is alcohol addiction? The effects of alcohol on society are far-reaching, and cause problems on many levels. First, there’s the social level where people become addicted to alcohol and can slip into a state of constant drunkenness. While affected by alcohol, all manner of terrible things can occur, including physical abuse,…