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  • Binge Drinking & Brain Damage

    Binge Drinking & Brain
    Damage Injury Risk Highest
    Among Binge Drinkers
    Binge drinkers have a
    higher risk of alcohol-
    related injury than chronic,
    heavy drinkers, the Health
    Behavior News Service
    reported Feb. 22. Binge-
    drinking women who
    otherwise drink in
    moderation had seven
    times the risk of injury as
    nondrinkers, while binge-
    drinking men increased
    their injury risk sixfold.
    “It’;s not only the amount
    of alcohol consumed that
    shapes the risk for injury,
    but also the usual
    consumption pattern,” said
    study author Gerhard Gmel
    of the Swiss Institute for
    the Prevention of Alcohol
    and Drug Problems. “At
    highest risk are those who
    usually consume
    moderately but sometimes
    binge drink. This is true for

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    Alcohol & Drug Use in an Educated Workforce

    This study examined alcohol and licit and illicit drug use in a highly educated medical related workforce.

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    Alcohol Brief Intervention in Primary Practice

    Are Brief Alcohol Interventions Likely to be Effective in Routine Primary Care Practice? A number of meta-analyses have demonstrated the modest efficacy of brief interventions (BI) for nondependent unhealthy alcohol use in primary care settings. Whether this level of efficacy can be expected when BIs are delivered outside of research studies in not known. This …∞

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    Risky Partners and Domestic Violence

    Risky Partners and Domestic Violence Risk indicators to identify intimate partner violence in the emergency department

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    Older Drinkers More Tolerant

    Tolerance Equals More Consumption for Older Problem Drinkers Adults over age 60 who have alcohol problems tend to drink more than their younger counterparts, probably because they have developed greater tolerance for alcohol, according to researchers at Ohio State University. Science Daily reported that a study found that alcohol-dependent individuals over age 60 consumed an …∞

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    20 Top Posts at Twelve Step Facilitation

    Al-Anon Offers New Life AA’s 12-Step Recovery Program Alcoholic Defence Mechanisms Attendance at Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings Binge Drinking & Brain Damage Brief-TSF Description Characteristics of Children of Alcoholics Counseling and the 12 Steps of AA Counselor Characteristics Craving Reduction Effects of Gambling Addiction How do alcoholics get to AA? Phases of Recovery …∞

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