Alcoholism: disease or lack of discipline?

It so happened thatnarcologists and the population is not quite identical views on alcohol and alcohol dependence. The former believe alcoholism is a progressive disease severe enough to severe complications and high mortality, and second, many of them relatives of alcoholics, according to their attachment to alcohol banal promiscuity.

Most interesting is that both sides are right. And each in his own. Alcoholism is twofold, it has a place as a painful pathological process and, to put it mildly, an unhealthy lifestyle in general.

On the evidence of the painful nature of alcoholism simple enough. Enough to see

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Alcohol: biology, anatomy

To understand why alcohol manages to enslave so many people need to understand — how it behaves in the body and what consequences this may cause. As in the immediate and distant future. Let's start from the beginning.

Ethyl alcohol is rapidly absorbed in the intestine and enters the bloodstream. Because alcohol is absorbed faster than the cleaved and removed from the body, its concentration in the blood rapidly increased. A small amount of alcohol in the blood is excreted unchanged in the urine, sweat and exhaled air. Oxidation of the alcohol occurs mainly in the liver, creates about

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How does the identity of the person under the influence of alcohol

Alcoholism — a disease that results in the destruction of not only the body but also his mind, his personality. In this case, do not suffer only the alcoholic, but also his family and circle of close friends, of course, is not related to alcohol. Changes in personality becomes a drunkard at the first stage of the disease. The patient has narrowed the range of interests, hobbies disappear almost everything not related to alcohol. All topics of conversation gradually flows into conversations about alcohol, how well has recently had a drink with friends or as a drink will come

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The Orthodox Church proposes to launch public debate on alcohol threats to the nation

XIII World Russian People’s Council, held on 21-23 May 2009 in Moscow under the leadership of His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill, addressed to the President of the Russian Federation, the Prime Minister and the Federal Assembly resolution "On urgent measures to protect against the threat of alcohol." The text of the resolution is attached. Resolution XIII of the World Russian People’s Council "On urgent measures to protect against the threat of alcohol" Moscow, May 23, 2009 One of the main causes of deep demographic crisis that threatens both the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation, and

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Consumption of alcoholic beverages in Udmurtia decreased by 15%

At 15% reduction in Udmurtia consumption of alcoholic beverages, including 29% — strong alcohol (vodka, liqueurs), 11% — brandy, 3% — of wine, 4% — beer compared to the same period last year. These figures were cited at the last day before the press conference Minister of trade and services Udmurtia Peter Ponomarev.

Almost twice reduced the number of alcohol poisoning death. This, the minister said, the result of the measures that have been taken recently in Udmurtia to reduce alcohol consumption. Among them republican laws to restrict the hours of sale of alcohol restriction on

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In the Novosibirsk region decreased production of vodka

Novosibirskstat observed decline in the production of vodka more than half, when compared with the I quarter of 2012. Analysts attribute this to the increase in beer consumption.

In the structure of the shipped species alcohol, the greatest share of: vodka — 89.4%, fruit wine — 7.3%.

Novosibirskstat recorded shipment in I quarter of 2013, alcoholic beverages (including VAT and excise duty) for 579.2 million rubles, including alcoholic beverages — by 518 million rubles, wine production — 61.2 million rubles.

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As Russia began to drink less: alcohol sales were down

Russians drink less alcohol: This is the result of surveys and statistics. Will it be temporary or long-term positive trendentsiey?

Russian media have a strong drop in sales from international brewers in the first quarter of 2013, reports InoTV with reference to the resource ZMAN. Thus, the volume of sales at Heineken («Botchkarev», Zlaty Bazant) declined by 5%, and Anheuser-Busch InBev (TM "Siberian Crown», Stella Artois) — 17%. These data are reported by the companies themselves journalists. They attribute this trend to the ban on the sale of beer at kiosks and stalls, which is valid from January 1.

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As Russia began to drink less

MOSCOW, November 26, 2012 All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) presents information about whether the Russians faced with violations of the law that restricts the circulation and consumption of alcohol as evaluate the effectiveness of the ban on selling alcohol at night. Press release also contains the results of the monitoring of social media on the subject to the action of the government to restrict the sale of alcohol, conducted by the agency, "Social Network".

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Results of the all-Russian poll

Combating the threat of alcohol, Medvedev launched in 2009, continues to bear fruit. Thus, the

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In Russia tightened the requirements for alcohol advertising

The new law — to create the conditions that will help to reduce the consumption of alcoholic beverages, including beer. Do not place the advertising of alcoholic products in print and digital media.

For the Internet ban comes into force from the date of publication of the document, that is, from today, July 23. For prints mounted semi-transition period — until January 1, all contracts for the advertising of alcohol must be completed.

In the advertisement of alcohol can not be used images of people and animals, including those made by animation. There can be no information about the presence

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In Moscow, the number of places selling alcohol to reduce by 10 times

Department of Economic Policy and Development of the capital proposed to discuss the draft of the Strategy of socio-economic development of the city up to 2025., Which provides a significant reduction in the number of places selling alcohol.

The Draft Strategy proposes limiting territorial availability of alcoholic beverages by reducing the number of points of sale in 10. It is planned to gradually reduce the number of licenses to trade in alcoholic beverages during the 2012-2014. 20% per year.

In addition, it is proposed to increase the penalties for drinking alcoholic beverages, including beer and other alcoholic beverages

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