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  • Alcoholism In The Glass Castle, By Jeannette Walls

    dad went through many different stages while he was drinking. Alcohol reduces our ability to think straight," says Professor McMurran, a psychologist at the University of Nottingham. "It narrows our focus of attention and gives us tunnel vision. 
"If someone provokes us while we 're drunk, we don 't take other factors into account, such as the consequences of rising to the bait.
The way we process information is affected when we 've been drinking too. We 're more likely to misinterpret other…

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  • Anxiety Among College Students: Article Analysis

    In the article, “Not All Anxiety is the Same: How Different Types of Anxiety Uniquely Associate with College Students Drinking Intentions,” asses the reason why there is an increase in heavy drinking in universities. According to the research article, students drink to reduce anxiety, which is called the tension reduction theory. Due to an increase in heavy drinking, the researchers conducted a test investigating whether anxiety from fear of missing out (FoMO) was associated with a college…

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  • Alcohol And Athletic Performance: A Case Study

    their on and off season, but many alcohol-related unintentional injuries decrease their performances and their eligibility to participate. In conclusion, it is imperative that steps need to be taken in identifying athletes who have risky alcohol drinking behaviors and to get them counseling. Howell, Barry, and Pitney (2015) have touched on the importance of ATs not only being able to evaluate injury, but also being equipped with the ability to perform simple intervention with athletes who…

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  • Alcohol Abuse In The Glass Castle

    is usually seen as an alcoholic within the story by his family, it is mostly noticed by his daughter Jeannette. His drinking usually gets so bad that Rosemary has to look in books on “How to cope with an Alcoholic” just to find a way to help him, but what exactly is alcohol abuse? Alcohol abuse is when someone is drinking excessively, binge drinking, or just over doing the drinking. My view on the problem of alcohol abuse is that it is a serious problem because many people suffer from it, the…

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  • Informative Speech On Drinking Spiking

    it was given to you. If you feel the need to still drink from a glass or cup, then when you hold it, hold it from the top. Covering it with your palm will make it harder for someone to put something into your cup. Another good tip to prevent from drinking a spiked drink would be to always watch your drink. Do not let it out of your sight. If you have to go somewhere and do not want to take your drink, then give it to a friend to watch or finish off. If you have to sit your drink down somewhere…

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  • Cause And Effect Of Drunk Driving Essay

    Imagine this: a kid drives to a house party and gets blacked out drunk to talk to a pretty girl that is across the room because obviously no guy has the balls to do it sober. He ends up getting the girl to come home with him, but doesn’t want to pay for a taxi so he decides to drive back with her. As he’s driving, he passes a red light and loses control of the car and crashes into a tree. He loses consciousness for a couple of minutes. He then wakes up and sees that the girl’s body through the…

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  • Iron Giraffe Research Paper

    in giving Sudan clean drinking water. It is a wonderful gift for Sudan and especially southern Sudan. The Iron Giraffe is one of the greatest things that Sudan could ask for because it provides them with clean drinking water, and hundreds of American schools support Sudan by giving them the clean drinking water they have. Do you know what the Iron Giraffe Challenge is? It is a friendly competition between schools in America to donate the most money to Sudan for clean drinking water. The school…

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  • Career Episode Essay

    PROGRAMME (Devolution Support Program) for the provision of safe drinking water. This career episode took place from March till October 2007. Background It is well known fact that more than 60% of Pakistan’s population has nearly no access to the safe drinking water. The quality of water source has been effected by the great influence of several human, industrial and agricultural activities. The water becomes unfit for drinking…

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  • Essay On Alcoholism In My Family

    further psychological issues down the line. Personally, alcoholism has affected me through my dad’s side of the family. My grandpa was an alcoholic and inadvertently led my father to alcohol. My dad has been a “social drinker” for many years. “Social drinking” may work for some people, but not for my family. My dad is now classified as an alcoholic and the disease now affects our whole family. For my dad, alcoholism was both inherited and influenced by family members, but for others it can be…

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  • Essay On Effects Of Alcohol On College Campus

    Research on the cost of underage drinking conducted by the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation revealed that medical expenses, job loss due to alcohol-induced sickness, auto accidents, deaths, and arson collectively cost an estimated $53 billion annually (Meier, 2006). This cost…

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