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Is Alcohol a Depressant?

Often times, people associate alcohol in party or social settings. This might lead people to assume that alcohol has a positive effect on the brain. However, alcohol actually is a depressant. Alcohol and the Brain Alcohol is classified as a depressant because of the way its chemicals interact with the brain. The way alcohol affects…