Alcoholism and its Impact on Family and Finance

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJMG.2015.SE.19.01.Art024

Authors : Diksha Tripathy, Manisha Purohit, Poorvi Mishra


Alcoholism leads to a range of negative effects starting from falling financial stability of family to domestic violence, child neglect, broken marriages. Its impacts are physical, mental, social and financial, persons into alcoholism are usually not successful in anything which they try to do in life. Once alcoholic person builds addiction to the drug the tolerance level towards the drug increase and so thus the expenses on it. The addiction bars them from taking right financial decisions major fund flows towards drinking addiction and finally they land up with no money and family issues. The family of such addicted people tries to help them in overcoming this habit, but anis enabling, a term meaning that families in order to help them become protective and not allow them to face consequences of by helping them in covering the problems. This does not stop the drinking patterns. By trying to keep family intact they extend the cycle of addiction, which should be addresses as a family problem to break this cycle. The efforts taken by family with good intentions have negative impact on the addicts.


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