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Doctor insights on: Drug And Alcohol Related Domestic Violence

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Can you tell me is alcohol the worst drug to get addicted to?

Can you tell me is alcohol the worst drug to get addicted to?

In some ways, yes: But depends what you mean by "worst." tobacco addiction actually causes more deaths (500, 000/year in us) than alcohol (100, 000 deaths), but alcohol causes significant disability, illness, hospitalization and family and social damage. There is little point in "scoring" addictions as worse/better. They are all dangerous, all do harm, with some people more susceptible to damage than others. ...Read more

Violence (Definition)

Violence is described by the World Health Organization as the use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, that either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological ...Read more


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After becoming sober, will I want to start taking drugs to replace the alcohol?

After becoming sober, will I want to start taking drugs to replace the alcohol?

Possibly: The addictive personality means that you can easily fall prey to substitute drugs especially those that give you similar effects and your best recourse here is to just say no. I have good results in helping overcome cravings by using lavendar, peppermint and citrus essential oils in combo inhaled from the hand. The lavender is strong as Xanax (alprazolam) www.Medac4u.Com. ...Read more

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Will rubbing alcohol show up on a drug test?

Will rubbing alcohol show up on a drug test?

NO: It's the not the kind of alcohol that is tested for. However, I would not recommend that it be ingested. ...Read more

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How do I get out of domestic violence situation?

How do I get out of domestic violence situation?

Shelter : Most if it all cities have battered women's shelters and an link you up with programs to recreate your life.You can always go to an er . Take action today! ...Read more

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How does domestic violence affect someone's overall health?

How does domestic violence affect someone's overall health?

Profound Effects: Domestic violence has extremely negative effects on the person being abused, the family, and even the abuser. At the first sign of violence, intervention needs to be done. You and other members of the household must vacate the home (to stop any further abuse, report to a shelter for families, and notify police. This kind of abuse should never happen twice. ...Read more

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How long do people stay in rehab for for alcohol and drugs?

How long do people stay in rehab for for alcohol and drugs?

Seven to 30 days.: This varies primarily based on insurance and one's ability to pay for rehab. Some say, that once an individual starts the path to sobriety they will be in recovery or rehabilitation for the rest of their lives. It is important to consider getting a sponsor and attending regular aa meetings which are held all over modesto and the world several times a day. ...Read more

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What's withdrawal from alcohol or drugs like?

What's withdrawal from alcohol or drugs like?

Drug withdraawal: Depends on the power of the drug, and the duration of time talking it + amount consumed in a certain of time (daily quantity, usually) and your state of heath prior to sudden cessation, the withdrawal will be more or less severe. Some high dose users can fall into seizures, which can kill, others who did not used to high a dose, neither too long, will suffer less. ...Read more

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What is mental state of domestic violence victims?

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Domestic violence: Anger, rage, hatred, agitation, parables in extreme cases. ...Read more

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Domestic Violence (Definition)

Domestic violence is a condition in which a person is violent towards another member of his family or household. Victims of this crime often don't report it to police due to ...Read more


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Domestic Abuse (Definition)

Domestic abuse is any violent dispute, verbal or physical, taking place between ...Read more