Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Stress, by itself, can lead to excessive drinking in women but not men




 News Release 13-Dec-2021
Peer-Reviewed Publication
Arizona State University


A new study has shown that stress alone can drive women to excessive drinking.

Men who experienced the same stress only drank to excess when they had already started consuming alcohol.

Though rates of alcohol misuse are higher in men than women, women are catching up. Women also have a greater risk than men of developing alcohol-related problems.


 tags: drug use, drug abuse,

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