Tag: alcohol use disorder

Avoiding Relapse During the Super Bowl

With the 54th Super Bowl coming up this Sunday, everyone seems to be planning or attending a party to celebrate. However, there’s a reason the Monday morning after the big game sees the highest rates of workp...

Can Oxytocin Help Treat Alcoholism?

As Alcohol Awareness Month rolls on, one of the primary purposes of the event is to continue to find new treatment options for the disease. The research community is working every day to identify new avenues to...

Alcoholism in Texas by the Numbers

There’s no question about it: Texas likes to drink, and they sit right alongside the rest of the country in that preference. Despite increasing shifting media and political attention to opioids in the heroin ...

The DSM’s Role in Defining Addiction

When an individual engages in prolonged and untreated substance abuse, it’s only a matter of time before abuse turns to addiction if there’s no action taken. The brain undergoes dramatic changes to the poin...

Are you an “Almost Alcoholic?”

Every day, millions of people drink a beer or two with friends or enjoy a glass of wine with a good meal. For more than 30 percent of these drinkers, alcohol has begun to have a negative impact on their everyda...

The Signs of Alcohol Addiction

Due to the nature of our society and the prominence of ‘social drinking,’ many times, alcoholism goes undetected. But, in all actuality, alcoholism is a dangerous condition that can be deadly if untreated. ...