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Mr. Wilko states he is a social drinker and “can stop at any time.” How accurate is his self-assessment? A social drinker is someone who drinks occasionally. Mr. Wilko used to drink a beer at lunch and have a couple drinks after work just to help him with reducing stress. After his sales income and records were affected and he is in danger of losing his job his drinking has been increased to several beers after lunch instead of one and still having several after work. After he gets dismissed from his job he is still drinking several times a day. The statement of him being a social drinker and being able to quit at any time is not accurate. What stressors are present in Mr. Wilko's case? His stressors include, having an economic downturn in the housing industry which has affected Mr. Wilko’s income and records. If he does not improve his records he will be laid off from his job. He is constantly arguing with his wife and his kids are asking for money. He

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