Job P. J.
Alcoholism is a family disease which affects not only the alcoholic but also each and every member in the family who stays with him. It affects the children with the same intensity with which it affects the spouse, infact even more.
One in four children in our country is exposed to alcoholism and drug addiction in the family...
D. Muralidhar *, E. Sinu**
Families of alcohol dependent persons face a number of problems including violence, disruption of family rituals, separation, divorce, inappropriate role models and economic difficulties. Alcohol dependence does not burst into the family the way a heart attack would; instead it creeps in slowly and silently, until it is finally detected and it is perhaps only then faced by the family...