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Health Care Costs Children Of Alcoholics
1,750 wordsLiving with a non-recovering alcoholic in the family can contribute to stress for all members of the family. Each member may be affected differently and react to this stress in the same or different way. The level of dysfunction or resiliency of the non-alcoholic spouse is usually a key factor in the effects of problems and levels of stress impacting the children. Children raised in alcoholic families have different life experiences than children raised in non-alcoholic families. Children in alc...
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Children Of Alcoholics Part Of My Life
1,271 wordsAlcoholism: Children and the family Society faces problems everyday, however individuals learn to deal with these problems and solve them in the best way they can. One of societies problems that has plagued human kind for generations and still is left unsolved is the problem of alcohol abuse or Alcoholism. Alcoholism has been called the most serious drug problem in terms of number of victims and cost to society. Why people get hooked and why they betray family values has baffled scientists for y...
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Children Of Alcoholics
1,856 wordsTopic Description The topic I chose for the research assignment is children of alcoholics. I chose to focus more on the children that are involved in families of alcoholics rather than on the family as a whole, because I felt there would be too much information. Because I grew up in a stable, relatively normal family, I chose to research a topic in which I did not have experience with. The participants that I chose for the interview are people that I know to have problems with parental alcoholis...
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Children Of Alcoholics Alcohol Abuse
1,926 words... olic and dependent parents often do not provide structure and are inconsistent, the children have poor organizational skills (McGrath et al. 19). Alcoholics may be dealing with their own impairments and may not provide an intellectually stimulating environment that encourages academic competency (McGrath et al. 19). Education is an area in which a child should be encouraged and supported. Without proper values instilled in their young minds, children of alcoholics are robbed of their opportu...
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Studies Have Shown Children Of Alcoholics
1,304 wordsImagine yourself being 11 years old. You and your next-door neighbor just finished eating dinner, and now playing cards in front of the television. A few hours pass and your mother tells you that its bedtime. After being asleep for a couple of hours, you hear your father come inside your house. This was not unusual; he always comes home late at night. You hear your parents yell at each other and then you hear an awful sound. Did your father just hit your mother only because his dinner was cold, ...
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Children Of Alcoholics Children And Adolescents
1,980 wordsMental Disturbance in Patrick Mccabe's The Butcher Boy Patrick Mccabe's novel, The Butcher Boy, describes the eventful life of Francie Brady, a traumatized schoolboy in a small town in late 1950 s and early 1960 s Ireland. In examining the social and historical contexts for The Butcher Boy and States of Fear, this essay underscores the regulatory function of an institutional system that supported the State's postcolonial morality. In other words, the existence of such sites of confinement functi...
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Children And Adolescents Child And Adolescent
1,981 words... recovering the self. Isolation is both a prison and a sanctuary. Adult Children suspended between need and fear, unable to choose between fight or flight, agonize in the middle and resolve the tension by explosive bursts of rebellion, or silently endure in despair. Isolation is our retreat from the paralyzing pain of indecision. This retreat into denial blunts our awareness of the destructive reality of family dysfunction and is the first stage of mourning and grief. It allows us to cope wit...
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Children Of Alcoholics Alcoholic Parent
892 wordsMILLIONS of youths endure the daily turmoil of living with an alcoholic parent. Says the book Teen Troubles: Living with an alcoholic parent means living with stress-stress that come at you from a dozen directions. A high proportion of alcoholic parents abuse their children physically or sexually. And even when the situation is not so extreme, the book Options notes if drinking makes [the alcoholic parent] unpredictable, irresponsible, reckless, or moody, its bad enough. No wonder, then that man...
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Children Of Alcoholics Antisocial Personality
1,208 wordsThe Effects of Parental Alcoholism on Children Until rather recently, the impact of alcoholism was measured by its effect on the alcoholic, by days lost from work and highway fatalities. New research, however, has tended to concentrate on the impact of alcoholism on the family, especially the children of alcoholics. Numerous studies have reported on the familial transmission of alcoholism. It has been shown that alcoholics have more biological relatives with an alcohol problem than do nonalcohol...
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Children Of Alcoholics Negative Feelings
2,684 wordsPeople suffering from addictions most times wont realize it, but their disease is hurting more than just themselves. It is not only the physical aspect of the addiction that hurts them, but also what it is doing to the life of the addict. Life can be taken as social life, working life, and even life at home. It is extremely difficult to handle these different facets of life regularly while under the control of an addiction. An addicts problem easily finds its way into the home. This problem can ...
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