Tag: Addictions

Chronic Alcoholism: Symptoms, Consequences And Treatments

The chronic alcoholism is characterized by habitual and repeated psychological difficulty to control the consumption of alcoholic beverages. A person with this addiction is highly dependent on alcohol and consumes it every day at dangerously high levels. In general, the deterioration in the ability to control alcohol consumption can be intermittent and very slight in

Depressant Drugs: Types, Effects And Mechanisms Of Action

The depressant drugs  are substances that can decrease brain activity. In some cases they are also known as “sedatives” or “tranquilizers” and are used both in healthcare and recreational settings. With regard to therapeutic uses, we find different drugs that perform depressant activities. For example, anxiolytics , sleep medications, and tranquilizers. In the recreational field, the