Pooja ppt alcohol slides
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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• Founder of the Menninger Clinic, Psychiatristnamed Karl Menninger quoted, “Alcoholaddiction can be thought of not as a disease,but as a suicidal flight from disease, adisastrous attempt at the self-cure of anunseen inner conflict”.
What is Alcohol?• Ethanol is a group of chemical or toxicsubstances which alcohol was produced whenyeast contributes the fermentation of sugar toform the ethanol and carbon dioxide inalcohol.
Patterns Affected by Alcohol• Genetics• Social Factors• Work or Job patterns• Religious Belief• Drinking to cope
How Does the Body Handle Alcohol?• ALCOHOL• BLOOD• BLOOD STREAM (STOMACH)• SMALL INTESTINE
Effect of Alcohol
Mechanism of Brain Chemical• GABA• DOPOMINE• SEROTIN
TREATMENT• DETOXIFICATION• STABILIZATION• REHABILITATION• CONTINUING CARE
MEDICATION• Disulfiram(antabuse) and Naltrexone• 1940s• Helps in reducing craving and reward in responseto drinking alcohol.• Acamprosate• 2004• neutralize alcohol-disrupted brain activity.• Topiramate• Clinical trial
Intervention• PRIME for Life (Sweden)• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy(CBT)• Behavioral self control training• Behavioral marital therapy• Meditation
PROGRAM• ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS (AA)• Founder of AA, Bill Willson and Dr. Bob Smith• The 12 steps:-We admitted we were powerless over alcohol-Came to believe that a Power greater thanourselves could restore us to sanity.-Made a decision to turn our will and our livesover to the care of God as we understood Him.
-Made a searching and fearless moral inventoryof ourselves.-Admitted to God, to ourselves and to anotherhuman being the exact nature of our wrongs.-Were entirely ready to have God remove allthese defects of character.-Humbly asked Him to remove ourshortcomings.
- Made a list of all persons we had harmed, andbecame willing to make amends to them all.- Made direct amends to such people whereverpossible, except when to do so would injurethem or others.- Continued to take personal inventory andwhen we were wrong promptly admitted it.
- Sought through prayer and meditation toimprove our conscious contact with God as weunderstood Him, praying only for knowledgeof His will for us and the power to carry thatout.- Having had a spiritual awakening as the resultof these steps, we tried to carry this messageto alcoholics and to practice these principlesin all our affairs.