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Psychological Effects of Alcohol Use Disorder

Alcohol Use disorder is also known as AUD. It is very common these days. Alcohol is not good for health and results in anxiety. The use of alcohol can ruin your life. It can be life-threatening. You have heard these sentences in your daily routine. Today, we are going to understand alcohol use disorder and the background associated with these sentences.

Is there any reality behind this? I do not use alcohol regularly, Am I safe? How can I calm my anxiety? Such questions have been arising in the minds of people who use alcohol, especially youngsters. You will definitely find answers by reading this article.

What is Alcohol?

Basically, alcohol is a toxic substance. It can destroy health and it is also not good for mental health. When someone uses alcohol, it affects every organ with anxiety. Our body shivers around for hours and in such conditions, we can harm not only ourselves but it is also dangerous for people around us.

Psychological Effects:

The use of alcohol also psychologically affects us. We cannot remain cool and calm after using alcohol. In the meantime, we lost control of our bodies and actions with anxiety. There are certain examples where alcohol use disorder destroyed many lives.

Jacob destroyed his life:

  • Jacob was living happily with his family. His routine was very simple. He usually tries to complete his work quickly to join his waiting family at home. His social circle was also limited. Christie was his best friend and they loved to spend their free time together.

  • Christie loved to attend late-night parties. These parties were incomplete without drinking according to him. Though Jacob does not have much interest in these parties he had to participle to satisfy his best friend. He was also a good driver and usually drives a car while going anywhere.

  • One day on a similar occasion, at a special late-night party, Christie invited him. Though he was not interested, even then he had to attend the same to save the friendship. Jacob drank too much in a wave of joy. At the end of the party, they were not in their senses. While going back home, Jacob was driving his car as usual. However, due to excessive use of alcohol and shivering, he could not judge and hit a car.

  • Both of them were injured but Jacob lost both of his legs in the accident. It was very shocking and devastating for his family. Now he is in bed and thinks that if he did not use alcohol excessively on that particular night, he can easily survive from that accident. But time never comes back.

It is very important to understand that alcohol use disorder occurs mainly because of our own mistakes. You can read this book to understand more about it: There is another worth reading content to not become another Jacob:

In the end, let’s see this amazing video to save us from Alcohol use disorder.


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