Do Men With Excessive Alcohol Consumption And Social Stability Have An Addictive Personality?

2117 Words Oct 14th, 2014 9 Pages
The questions that materialize in relation to addictive behaviors’ and their relation or non-relation to other addictive behaviors’ has long been debated and discussed. In a study published in The Scandinavian Journal of Psychology this same debate was examined. The article, Do Men with Excessive Alcohol Consumption and Social Stability Have an Addictive Personality?, Provides the reader with data that confirms whether or not men that drink excessively have addictive personalities. In the world today there are many stereotypes that take place and alcohol consumption has its own stigmas assigned. Some relate alcohol to a gateway substance that opens the door to the use of other recreational and addictive substances. Common phrases such as “happy drunk” and “mean drunk” have been assigned to persons whom display certain behaviors while they are intoxicated. Those that want to fight and cause ruckus would qualify as a mean drunk those that are loud, boisterous and funny or are the life of the party can be defined as a happy drunk. However the bigger association is one that I stated above, that those whom drink excessively portray other addictive behaviors.
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