What alcoholism is?

Alcoholism is the unifying term, including two main aspects – social & medical.

The social aspect of alcoholism is that very spiritual, material & biological harm which is caused by the consumption of spirits both by the drunkard & by the whole society.

The medical aspect is the chronic disease specified by the systematic consumption of spirits.
It is clearly seen in psychological & physical addiction to alcohol, psychic & social degradation, pathology of inner organs of the body.

Drug addiction – primarily is the disease of soul, & only afterwards – the destruction of a body.