Alcohol changes levels of serotonin and other neurotransmitters in the brain. This can make anxiety worse. Alcohol-induced anxiety can last for several hours, or even for an entire day after drinking. The more the individual drinks the more their life will deteriorate. it is a toxin that can cause havoc to proper physical and mental functioning. Initially, alcohol can have a calming effect.
Related journals on Alcohol anxiety
Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Alcoholism Journal, Trauma Violence & Abuse, Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, Journal of Addiction & Prevention, Journal of Addiction