Alcohol Use Disorder | Alcoholism - Frequently Asked Questions

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Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Aug 01, 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Alcoholism a Disease?

Alcoholism is caused by uncontrolled intake of alcohol. Itís a disease, just as similar to any other medical condition that we refer to.

2. Is Alcoholism Inherited?

Alcoholism tends to run in families. The genetic factors clubbed with parents alcoholic behavior, peer pressure stress levels, and easy availability of money influence drinking and the development of alcoholism.

3. Can Alcoholism Be Cured?

Alcoholism is treatable. Medications help in treating withdrawal symptoms and psychological therapies help in preventing relapse.

4. What are the medications for Alcoholism?

FDA approved medications include Disulfiram, Naltrexone, and Acamprosate which reduce the craving for alcohol.

5. Does Alcoholism Treatment Work?

The effectiveness of treatment completely depends on personís willingness to stop drinking and social support around him.

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Alcohol is a CNS depressant of course but in some individuals, it acts as a CNS stimulant initially.

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im 15, and no one i know uses these "street names".

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kuz ur 15 smart one havnt u thought of that?

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depends who you hang out with. if it's ghetto girl then you might hear them refer to alcohol as 'brew'.

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