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Alcohol Psychology and Depression

Alcohol is a Depressant

Alcohol depresses the function of the Central Nervous System (CNS) when alcohol it is abused.  The CNS is the main control center of the body and is made up of the brain and spinal cord—it takes in information, organizes it, and then provides instructions for...

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Alcohol and Depression

Alcohol is a depressant, it slows down the function of the Central Nervous System (CNS). When abused, alcohol can: Cause short-term memory loss Cause confusion Effect coordination Effect vision Cause slurred speech Cause a lack of sleep Slow or stop the heart Slow or stop breathing Cause unconsciousness Cause seizures Result in coma or death To function...

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