Alcohol misuse

HideShow resource information

Physical

  • loss of appetite/weight
  • headaches
  • vomiting
  • hypertension
  • liver disease
  • stroke
  • cancer
  • incontinence
  • impotence
  • alcohol poisoning
  • disorientation, incoherence, unconsciousness, coma, death
  • speech slurred, unsteady gait, vision blurred
  • seizures, epliepsy, accidents, injuries e.g. victim of crime/****
  • premature death
  • weight gain/obesity
  • unsafe sex/brain damage
  • coronary heart disease/brain damage
1 of 3

Social

  • relationship problems
  • domestic violence
  • financial problems
  • absenteeism from work
  • loss of job
  • loss of friendship
  • isolation
  • family breakdown
  • involvement in crime 
  • involvement in violence
2 of 3

Psychological

  • memory loss
  • intellectual impairment
  • depression
  • mental health problems
  • anxiety
  • dependency
  • suicide
  • low self-esteem
  • heightened emotions
  • mood swings
  • feelings of loneliness
3 of 3

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Health & Social Care resources:

See all Health & Social Care resources »See all Health as a lifestyle choice resources »