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#720125 - 10/18/11 05:52 AM Alcoholism
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Can anyone explain to me why Alcoholism is labeled a "Disease"
And not a "physical addiction"
Hope i posted this in the right place
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#720127 - 10/18/11 06:23 AM Re: Alcoholism [Re: "Rosie"]
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Because it goes much deeper than physical dependence. Like smoking it acts as a screen against painful emotions and experiences. As a qualified and experienced counsellor and hypnotherapist I have to do a lot of work with people with these behaviours to deal with the underlying causes to enable any change to be permanent rather than just change substances or behaviours.
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#720134 - 10/18/11 07:19 AM Re: Alcoholism [Re: "Rosie"]
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Thank you IAN, For your feed back
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#727546 - 11/26/11 03:03 AM Re: Alcoholism [Re: "Rosie"]
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I would like to read newer posts and to share my thoughts with you.

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#733215 - 12/22/11 08:23 PM Re: Alcoholism [Re: "Rosie"]
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The only reason I can think of is that there's a genetic link that can be passed down from generation to generation, kind of like a cancer. So if you happen to "trigger" that genetic, it's beyond a good deal of what you can mentally get past... confused
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