But when he finds that use of alcohol is more important than communicating with others, his interpersonal relationship deteriorates.
Another risk of alcohol abuse is societal problems. It depresses the nervous system and causes a loss of coordination which makes a person more prone to accidents.
Many traffic accidents and fatalities are alcohol related.
The physical effects are so adverse that according to Talbolt (1974) withdrawal from alcohol may lead to death in certain cases. Delirium tremens are the most important psychological symptoms associated with withdrawal of alcohol.
These tremens occur in people who are over 30 years age and drinking consistently at-least for 4 years.
Following heart disease and cancer alcoholism is the third largest health problem in the U. Alcoholism is linked with many social evils including automobile and train accidents, murder, rape, physical assault, molestation, industrial accidents and also homicide and suicide. Cancer and heart diseases occur due to heavy drinking. Alcohol is a depressant drug which affects the central nervous system immediately.