Did you know that alcoholism is a chronic disease? Or that you can force an alcoholic to get into treatment? If you didn’t, there are some curious facts about alcoholism and alcohol rehab that you should know! Alcoholism has four main features. The first one is “craving” which the individual has a strong urge to drink. The second one is the “loss of control”, which the individual cannot be able to stop drinking. The third one is “physical dependence” which the alcoholic individual may suffer from withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, sweating, or shakiness after stopping drinking. The fourth one is “tolerance”, which is the body requires more alcohol to get the same effect.