alcoholism

Alcohol Use Disorder

Alcohol is a psychoactive substance that causes dependency and that many cultures have used for centuries. However, the harmful consumption of this substance carries a social and economic burden for societies. Several mental pathologies associate with its consumption. One of them…

Alcohol Doesn’t Help You Forget

Although there’s still a popular belief that alcohol is a good way to forget your problems, it’s time to put this myth to rest. Drinking to forget is a terrible and useless idea. On top of being very harmful to…

Do You Know About Wernike-Korsakoff Syndrome?

It’s a fact that excessive alcohol intake causes disorders, whether intense or chronic, in our central nervous system. This especially happens in our brain, like with Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. But, this knowledge was not wide-spread until the 19th century. Even today we don’t…