Alcohol dependence is referred to as alcoholism. It is characterized by excessive drinking and constant preoccupation with alcohol . The consistent excessive consumption of alcohol results on severe dependence despite the physical and psychological detrimental effects . Alcoholism affects the social, physical and psychological wellness of individual. The reasons behind alcoholism vary from genetic factors, environmental factors such as peer pressure and influence, and depression .
What is Alcoholism?
Alcoholism begins with simple alcohol consumption to severe dependence on alcohol. According to Medical News Today (2014), alcoholism is a chronic, progressive disease that causes obsession with alcohol, and the loss of control over the person’ Continue reading...