Conclusion Alcoholism and alcohol abuse has become a significant concern among the underage and young adults. This paper has looked at the cultural and ethical perspectives regarding alcoholism in underage and young adults. The four research questions have sort to find out the ethical obstacles that affect the way medical community address this problem, the cultural and social influence, how public health can address the problem, and the influence and effect of media exposure on underage and young adults’ attitude as well as behavior concerning consumption of alcohol. The findings show that the world is comprised of a variety of cultural and ethical views that has significantly been an obstacle towards the fight of alcoholism. It is equally evident that public health has a more significant role in addressing the increasing level of alcoholism and alcohol abuse. Media exposure has helped twist the attitude of the young people into believing that drinking alcohol is fashionable and only associated with those with power and money.
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