Rapid Communication - Journal of Psychology and Cognition (2023) Volume 8, Issue 3
Alcohol use disorder: The struggle with alcohol use disorder and paths to healing.
Alcohol use disorder, also known as alcoholism, is a chronic and progressive disease characterized by the excessive and compulsive consumption of alcohol despite its negative consequences. Alcohol use disorder is a major public health concern worldwide, with an estimated 14.5 million adults in the United States suffering from the disorder. Alcohol use disorder can have a significant impact on a person's physical, mental, and social well-being. It can lead to liver damage, heart disease, gastrointestinal problems, and neurological disorders. Additionally, it can also result in depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues, as well as problems with relationships, work, and other areas of life.Author(s): John Strang*