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dahmers love zombie: Dr. Doyle suggests, "If you're having four beers on Monday morning Friday night, see how you do with two beers."That was the point where I began getting concerned.
antidisestablishmentarianism: I scored a 12. I thought it would be much worse.
TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: This article is the equivalent of my friend's mom thinking I'm an alcoholic because I have a large array of liquor bottles in my kitchen.
Gordian Cipher: Woo! High score!Just kidding, it's a 6./would have been more like a 20 in college
cefm: This approach to measuring and treating alcohol use/dependency is very beneficial, in that it doesn't attempt to paint lower level users as full-blown alcoholics, which is not only inaccurate but also leads them to reject suggestions that they may have anything to deal with.A lot of behaviors that can have negative effects appear accross a wide spectrum, not just at one end or the other.I think that this approach is a step in the right direction - but of course it will be lambasted by two groups: the folks with somewhat unhealthy drinking patterns who reject any suggestion they should alter behavior and the AA recovering alcoholics who insist that anyone who drinks is a dangerous addict.
sigdiamond2000: TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: This article is the equivalent of my friend's mom thinking I'm an alcoholic because I have a large array of liquor bottles in my kitchen.FTFA:Dr. Robert Doyle, a psychiatrist, researcher, and authorThere's a lot of money to be made in convincing people they're broken and that you can fix them.