Category: Abuse

Intoxication Isn’t an Excuse for Domestic Abuse, Sexual Assault

This article is by Mary Fontanazza, an expert on abuse. She explains why intoxication isn’t an excuse for any bad behavior. Of course, this includes domestic abuse and sexual assault. Nevertheless, people usually try to excuse their bad behavior on their intoxication. Doing so is comforting to perpetrators, victims, and who love them. However, it’s …

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Alcohol Abuse Can be Reduced (Here’s Exactly How)

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This page will show that alcohol abuse can be reduced. The substance of ethanol is the same around the world. What does vary greatly are three things. First, the beliefs and attitudes that people have about alcohol. Second, their behaviors in relation to it. Third, the results of their consumption of it. See Also Alcohol …

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Gateway and Stepping-stone Substances: What are They?

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In this interview with Dr. Andrew Golub, he describes and explains the popular but controversial theories of gateway and stepping-stone substances. He’s interviewed by your host, David Hanson. Hanson– Dr. Golub, could you explain the similarities and differences between the popular theories about gateway and stepping-stone substances? Dr. Golub– The idea that one behavior leads …

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Possible Drinking Problem? (12 Signs & What to Do)

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It’s wise to be aware of these 12 signs of a possible drinking problem. But if  you think you or a loved one might have an alcohol problem, here is good news. • Many people have a problem with their drinking, but few of them are alcoholic. • Recognizing the signs of a possible problem …

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Alcohol Abuse

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What are drinking problems? How serious is alcohol abuse among young people? What is the trend in drunk driving? What help is available for alcoholism? I. What Is Alcohol Abuse? To some college students, heavy drinking that leads to vomiting is not alcohol abuse but simply having a good time and being “one of the …

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