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I need help finding information for a paper about drinking alcohol.

I am writing a paper about if drinking alcohol makes you a bad person and I am having a hard time finding anything. And I can not use internet sources unless it is like Newsweek.
Last Updated: Oct 25, 2012  |  5 Views

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You probably won’t find many scholarly articles making judgments like ‘good person’ or ‘bad person’, but a number of our databases can help you find articles on the effects of alcohol use. 


Try Health Source or ProQuest Health and Medicine or Journals@OVID and use a search like this:


(TI alcohol*) AND (TI effect*)


You’ll get back articles like these:

Alcohol's Effects on Brain and Behavior

Alcohol, the Brain, and Behavior

Alcohol: Effects on Health


Other databases that may be useful are listed on this libguide.


For sources that take a more partisan tone, you might try Opposing Viewpoints, which offers well-reasoned but opinion based ‘viewpoint’ articles on a variety of controversial topics.  Search for:


Drinking (Alcoholic Beverages)


And you will get viewpoint articles from different perspectives like “Excessive Alcohol Consumption Creates Numerous Health and Safety Risks” and “Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Provide Health Benefits”.


Let me know if I can be of any help to you in gathering resources.




Matt Dilworth

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