Alcohol Consumption

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Alcohol Consumption by Mind Map: Alcohol Consumption

1. Society

1.1. Government

1.1.1. Make laws about alcohol

1.1.2. Govern taxes on alcohol

1.2. Organisations

1.2.1. Spread Awareness of problems with alcohol

1.3. Families

1.3.1. Parents

1.3.1.1. Affect the drinking habits of their children

1.3.2. Siblings

1.3.2.1. Affect who other siblings drink with

1.4. Friends

1.4.1. Have a large influence on their friends drinking habits

1.4.2. Apply peer pressure

2. effects

2.1. Physical

2.1.1. Hangovers

2.1.2. Drunkeness

2.1.3. Lack of Motor Control

2.1.4. Alcohol poisoning

2.1.5. Asphyxiation (through vomit)

2.1.6. affects sleep

2.1.6.1. low consumption improves sleep

2.1.7. Lethargy

2.2. Mental

2.2.1. Loss of Consciousness (Black out)

2.2.2. Impaired Reactions

2.2.3. Memory loss

2.2.4. lack of restraint

3. Culture

3.1. Alcohol is 'fun'

3.1.1. People view Alcohol as a necessity for social gatherings

3.2. Public acceptance of Alcohol

3.2.1. Makes the rejection of alcohol difficult (similar to peer pressure)

3.3. Australian Culture

3.3.1. Australians are known for alcohol consumption (especially beer)

3.3.2. Clubs and Groups

3.3.2.1. Sporting Clubs

3.3.2.2. Pub Crawls

3.3.3. Real Blokes drink beer

4. Problems Caused

4.1. Illegal actions

4.1.1. Sexual Assault

4.1.2. Public indecency

4.1.3. Theft

4.1.4. Fighting

4.2. Drink Driving

4.2.1. Hit and Runs

4.2.2. Car Crashes

4.3. People being taken advantage of

4.3.1. Sexual Assault

4.3.2. Theft

4.3.3. Physical harm

4.4. Social Outcasting

4.4.1. caused from not drinking

4.4.2. Caused from drinking too much

5. Alcoholism

5.1. effects

5.1.1. mental

5.1.1.1. depression

5.1.1.2. memory impairment

5.1.1.3. brain damage

5.1.1.4. mental disorders

5.1.2. physical

5.1.2.1. lack of money

5.1.2.1.1. Malnutrition

5.1.2.1.2. Loss of personal possessions

5.1.2.2. Increased disease risk

5.1.2.2.1. Cancer

5.1.2.2.2. Liver problems

5.1.2.2.3. Mental disorders

5.1.2.3. Weight gain

5.1.3. social

5.1.3.1. thought of as shameful

5.1.3.2. Rejection of friends and family

5.1.3.3. Self depritiative