Alcohol is the most abused drug in our socio-cultural environment, causing behaviors that result in the most social, and health problems (work related accidents, automobile accidents, physical and emotional abuse, disease, and associated health problems, alcoholism, etc.).
It is a central nervous system depressant that gradually numbs the functioning of the higher brain centers, producing behavioral and emotional disinhibition.
The short-term effects are:
Long term results:
Spatial-temporal disorientation, memory disorders, paranoid syndromes, and auditory hallucinations