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Alcoholism2a) what ill effects does the use of alcohol have on a) The Family and b) Society. (KU10)The use of alcohol can have a variety of ill effects upon the family and our society,approximately 14 million people in the country meet the diagnostic criteria for alcohol usedisorder. This means that millions of families suffer the effects of this challenging disease. If thisis the situation, imagine what we as a society would become with a world full of alcoholics. Thequestion a lot of individuals ask is what are these ill effects? How can alcohol really impact us aspeople? Here are a few of those effects. Firstly, the most obvious ill effect towards alcohol thatcontrasts to both families and society are the forms of abuse. The common most witnessed andreported types of abuse ranges from child abuse to domestic violence. According to one reportpublished in the Journal of the American Medical Association, 92 percent of victims of domesticviolence reported that the assailant had used alcohol or other drugs on the day of the assault.Another study found that of those individuals who attack a partner, 60-70 percent had abusedalcohol. People who battle this disease tend to insult, manipulate and humiliate their familymembers or people that they may not know depending on the intake. All these can be connectedto an emotional form of abuse. Alcohol consumption can also be another reason to give excusesfor their actions however the blame is usually misplaced. Families who contain children and analcoholic can be harder to deal with considering that a child of parent who abuse alcohol or other

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