Latest alcohol use disorders Stories
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.
Adults who had a common bariatric surgery to lose weight had a significantly higher risk of alcohol use disorders (AUD) two years after surgery.
Hazardous alcohol use and depression are among the 10 leading causes of disability and premature death worldwide.
Risks of problem drinking are on the rise among women.
Both animal and human research suggest that an early age at first drink (AFD) may lead to greater stress-induced drinking.
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.
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.
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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