Alcohol At Long Term Is As Good As Misery

by cynthiachu on November 19, 2013 - 11:23pm

Today, many searches have done studies concerning alcohol and claimed that alcohol has a negative impact on someone’s life at long term. In the research paper of this topic, three major aspects affected negatively by alcohol are being discussed. The first one concerns the social comportment of the drinkers. In fact, with time, alcohol consumption can lead to alcohol dependency and occur many social problems. Also, alcohol can become a social crutch for the drinkers because, at long term, they tend to mostly base their confidence and their social life on alcohol. Another aspect that is affected by alcohol is the nervous system. As a matter of fact, alcohol can alter the chemical activities of the serotonin and generate at long term many mood disorders such as mood swings. In relation to the chemical imbalances created by alcohol, it can also cause a deficiency in thiamine among the subject. As a result, this lack of vitamin can occur many diseases that can affect the cerebellum and result a long-term loss of muscle coordination. The last aspect presented in the paper that is mainly altered by alcohol is the drinkers’ health. In fact, alcohol can cause the organs to be deprived of energy and to become inefficient because it prevents the efficient absorption of macronutrients in the system. Similarly, when in the bloodstream, alcohol not only reduces the white blood cell count in the organism, but it also influences the red blood cells to clump together, which reduces the fluidity of the oxygenation of the immune system. Being that, the deficiency of this system can make the body more vulnerable to infections. Lastly, drinking alcohol can also affect people’s health because, at long term, it can damage the DNA and increase the risk of developing cancer. All in all, my research paper was written to deconstruct the popular beliefs concerning the effects of alcohol on people. In fact, even if alcohol appears to be harmless at first, many searches have come to conclusion that, at long term, alcohol is mainly identified to provide more outrageous negative outcomes on every aspect of people’s life such as on the social comportment, the nervous system, and the health of the drinkers.


I like that you included sociological and scientific examples to back up your thesis. The sociological example offers a more relatable, personal point of view/proof while the scientific example offers a professional point of view/proof. Obviously, there is so much that you can write about the advantages and disadvantages of alcohol. If you’re concentrating on the disadvantages of alcohol, then you could write something about how alcohol affects the development of a teenager’s brain. I’ve provided a link to this below if you’re interested in going into that. Like I said, there is so much you could write about alcohol but you’re only concentrating on the disadvantages. There is no way to disagree with scientific research. To make it more interesting, if you wanted to, you could weigh the advantages and disadvantages of alcohol and then make your thesis on whether alcohol has more advantages or disadvantages. For the advantages of alcohol, you could explore how a glass of wine per day is beneficial to one’s health. I’ve provided a second link to more advantages of alcohol. Since you have only stated the disadvantages of alcohol, it is hard for me to have an opinion on the matter and offer you a different perspective. If you don’t want to weigh the advantages versus the disadvantages, then you could concentrate more on the sociological examples to make your paper about behavioural disadvantages. You could still have scientific research, but it would be research on psychology. If you concentrated on behavioural sciences, then you could provide perspectives from former/non-former alcoholic or their families/friends or victims from tragedies (car accidents, abusive relationships, etc.) or anything else you can think of. Basically, I’m advising you to make your paper more interesting by weighing advantages and disadvantages or by basing the research on behavioural sciences. However, if you like your paper as it is, then I’m sure it’ll turn out great.

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