ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS(ESSAY)

ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG - Alcohol Abuse among College Students should be restricted Recent studies have shown that alcohol consumption and abuse among

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Alcohol Abuse among College Students should be restricted Recent studies have shown that alcohol consumption and abuse among college student is at a rapid increase and consequently will cause more harm to the society. This unhealthy behavior has become popular among most college students and has led to accident, irresponsible sexual behavior, abusive relationships, violence, and crime- all which can have a very negative impact not only to the individual, but to the whole society at large(Ring and Fraser, 2005). This paper will answer the following question: cause of alcohol abuse, the effects, and the consequences among college student. What are the possible causes of alcoholism among college students? According to alcoholism annual report, December 2001, genetic factors play a very significant role in alcohol addiction. In 2001 researchers reveals “nature lack of genetic protection plays a major role in alcoholism … 40% and 60% of alcoholism cases related to genetic factors.” This means that genetic influence can contribute to alcoholic addition. However, inheriting genetic traits does not force one to become an alcoholic; it’s an avoidable Poor habit. Other causes of alcoholism among college students are social and emotional factors. About 80% and 90% of alcohol addictions are related to social
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and emotional factor. Recent study shows that most students involves in alcohol drinking for the following reasons: frustration and anger, social pressure, internal temptation. Research Shows that some student believe that excessive drinking of alcohol can be a solution to their academic frustration, thereby resolve on drinking in other to forget their problems. In addition, some student get involved in this unfortunate habit of heavy drinking because they want to associate themselves
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2008 for the course WORLD LITE 2110 taught by Professor Dr.juliemorriessy during the Spring '08 term at Kennesaw.

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ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG - Alcohol Abuse among College Students should be restricted Recent studies have shown that alcohol consumption and abuse among

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