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Latest alcohol use disorders Stories

2013-02-27 10:34:26

Police, firefighters and other protective services workers who are repeatedly exposed to traumatic events and are new to their profession are at greater risk of developing a psychiatric disorder.

2012-06-18 23:18:50

Adults who had a common bariatric surgery to lose weight had a significantly higher risk of alcohol use disorders (AUD) two years after surgery.

2012-01-16 21:23:38

Hazardous alcohol use and depression are among the 10 leading causes of disability and premature death worldwide.

2011-09-19 07:30:18

Risks of problem drinking are on the rise among women.

2011-03-15 21:01:32

Both animal and human research suggest that an early age at first drink (AFD) may lead to greater stress-induced drinking.

2010-08-16 18:36:05

A new article published in a forthcoming issue of The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry concludes that early intervention among young adolescents with delinquency problems may help prevent the development of long-term crime, alcohol use disorders (AUDs), and risky sex behaviors, especially among disadvantaged youth.

2009-10-27 11:36:35

In the latest article in PLoS Medicine's series proposing the delivery of "packages of care" for mental, neurological and substance-use disorders in low- and middle-income countries, Vivek Benegal and colleagues discuss the treatment of alcohol use disorders in settings where resources are limited.

2008-07-23 15:01:19

Alcohol use disorders are often overlooked in patients undergoing surgery although alcohol use can increase complication risk, German researchers said. Anesthesiologist Dr. Claudia D.


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