In today's society alcoholism is not viewed as a disease but rather an individual's moral shortcomings. While it may be a person's choice to start drinking, somewhere along the way it stops being their choice and becomes a disease that takes over their body. An alcoholic is far from a healthy person. Medical professionals can get ahead of this disease rather than treating it as symptoms arise through planned early interventions, active roles in rehabilitations, and reevaluation of requirements for a liver transplantation. Families can play an active role in a loved one's journey to sobriety by providing a positive influences as well as finding their own therapy or group to find a way to express all the emotions of addiction in a healthy manner.
Year Manuscript Completed
Senior Project Advisor
Dr. Scott Douglas
Bachelor of Integrated Studies Degree
Field of Study
Haney, Kathryn, "Alcoholism" (2021). Integrated Studies. 310.