Functioning Alcoholics, Masters of Deception

Functional Alcoholics – Double Lives | The Dangers of ‘Secret’ Alcoholism. High functioning alcoholics are often individuals in powerful or highly respected professional positions. “He was never drunk when I interviewed him.” “It was just a mistake....

High Functioning Alcoholics – Red Flags

Are You a Functional Alcoholic? Problem Drinking Has Consequences – Even if Not Immediately Evident Media images of ‘an alcoholic’ often feature heavily intoxicated individuals who unsteadily beg for money in parks to fuel their alcohol consumption....

Science of Hangovers

Hangovers: It’s the AcetaldehydeMostly… | AcH creates both unpleasant aversive reactions that protect against excessive alcohol drinking and euphoric sensations that may reinforce alcohol drinking. The role of acetaldehyde in the actions of alcohol, NIMH |...

Functional Alcoholics – Family Impact, Hidden Trauma

1 in 5 Alcoholics are Considered ‘High Functioning’ Emotional Impact on the Family Can Be Devastating What is a High Functioning Alcoholic? “The ‘functional alcoholic subtype‘ are least like the typical alcoholic. They are often...