Why is alcohol considered a drug?

1 Answer
Jul 4, 2017

Alcohol is considered a drug because it has an anti-depressant effect and alters personality and perceptions.


Alcohol is not widely accepted as a drug because of its wide usage in social drinking.

However, because of its anti-depressant properties, it is considered a drug. Alcohol also has an effect on the perceptions, emotions, vision, movements, speech, coordination, etc of the person consuming it.