Binge drinking

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  • Binge Drinking Causes

    Binge drinking causes liver inflammation and the liver could stop working. It causes steatosis, or fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, fibrosis, and cirrhosis. All of these problems are diseases, and if the disease worsens, the liver could fail. Liver failure is a life-threatening condition, whereas if someone were to not get a transplant, they would die. Alcohol has many long and short term effects. According to “Short and Long Term Effects,” alcohol produces lower ambition, a reduction in tension, relation, and slow brain activity. In heavier drinking, slurred speech, sleepiness, and an increase in urination may occur. With high doses of alcohol; vomiting, blackouts (commonly known as passing out), and alcohol poisoning are most likely to happen. As stated before, a large number of teenagers participate in underage drinking. According to the article, “Underage Drinking,” published by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse, underage drinking is quite common. In a 2013 survey by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 35.15% of fifteen year olds had claimed they had at least one drink in their life. Approximately 8.7 million minors have drank in the last month. Roughly 5.4 million teenagers have engaged in binge drinking in the…

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  • Binge Drinking In College

    successfully explains why drinking has become so trendy on college campuses and why college and drinking have now become synonyms with one another. To achieve this understanding, he collected 400 student accounts, 25 intensive interviews, and over 100 hours of field research on the topic. What he found was that college students continue to engage in binge drinking as a…

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  • Binge Drinking Stigma

    Young Adults’ Binge Drinking Alcohol is an important part of the social aspect in many cultures across the globe. It is often a pastime of many during various occasions. One could argue that it would be difficult not to see alcohol, in some way or another, on a day-to-day basis. However, particularly in the United States, there is a very negative stigma behind the aspect of drinking as a society, undermining the potential education of alcohol to the adolescents. The stigma of alcohol in the…

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  • Binge Drinking

    Lastly, keeping the minimum legal drinking age in the United States to 21, has kept younger people safer overall. People who drink alcohol before they are 21 years old are also more likely to take part in dangerous behavior such as having multiple sexual partners, having unprotected sex, driving a motor vehicle under the influence, and taking other risks they normally would not do when sober. This results in a large number of unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases among young…

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  • Binge Drinking Research Paper

    Binge Drinking: Main Cause of Death in U.S. Binge drinking spiked in the mid-to-late 90s (“Making Sense of the Stats on Binge Drinking”), in 2006 alone it cost the United States $223.5 billion (“Fact Sheets - Binge Drinking”). Some people think binge drinking should be defined as anyone who is overly intoxicated which leads to harmful or destructive behaviors (Hanson). Binge drinking among men is more common than among women (“Fact Sheets - Binge Drinking”), but statistics show 23,000 deaths of…

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  • Binge Drinking Literature Review

    NUMBER: Research Topic: 1) Background / Idea development 1a) Literature Search The research topic I chose is binge drinking, I used three words which include psychological distress, social norms and personality to predict binge drinking because I think these words are highly related to the research topic. The first one I chose is psychological distress because I think people in stress are more likely to get drunk. The second one is social norms, which measures the perceived subjective and…

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  • Binge Drinking In Young Adults

    such as long-term or short-term comes from binge drinking. Drinking high doses of alcohol can become poisonous to the body. This action may sometimes result in death from alcohol poisoning. Drinking in this form is highly dangerous, because the blood levels of the human body reach a high peak in a short amount of time (Fundukian & Wilson 138). The short-term health problems occurring from binge drinking are, “A single episode of binge drinking can result in loss of coordination and impaired…

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  • Three Reasons For Binge Drinking

    nightmare of youth drinking excessively strikes most parents hearts when their own children often hang out late at night and worrying that the children will mix with the wrong company and walk into the wrong path. Some young adults abuse the liquor as it would be able to cure their stress in school or even relationship problem which nowadays the young adults between aged 18 years old to 35 years old would normally abuse this liquor for. This essay will explore the three main reasons of Binge…

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  • Causes Of Binge Drinking In College

    Binge drinking in college students has become the unfortunate trend of the modern day. Some think it’s just kids having a good time but others call it ¨The Plague On College Campuses¨. Binge drinking is when someone drinks double or more than their body can handle. For example, two pints of beer is the usual amount the body is supposed to take in but if someone were to drink fourthat would be categorized as binge drinking. College students are the number one age group that consume a great deal…

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  • Annotated Bibliography On Binge Drinking

    Annotated Bibliography Wechsler, Henry, and Bernice Wuethrich. Dying to Drink: Confronting Binge Drinking on College Campuses. Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale, 2002. Print. Scholarly This book delves into the detrimental effects of binge drinking, and how to minimize the act itself. By charging students erroneously high amounts for alcohol they will still buy some, but will not abuse it. I will incorporate this book presenting the case that by selling alcohol at college sporting events, students will not…

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