ATTITUDINAL AND SOCIAL CORRELATES TO RECENT ALCOHOL USE AMONG YOUTH
- A 6-months assessment of the alcohol-related clinical burden at emergency rooms (ERs) in 11 acute care hospitals of an urban area in Germany. Baune, Bernhard T; Mikolajczyk, Rafael T; Reymann, Gerhard; Duesterhaus, Annette; Fleck, Susanne; Kratz, Hildegard; Sundermann, Ulrike // BMC Health Services Research;2005, Vol. 5, p73
Background: The purpose of the study was to identify and to profile alcohol-related attendances to emergency rooms (ERs) of 11 hospitals of various medical specialties covering a large urban population, to assess risk factors associated with short-stay cases, repeat attendances and higher degree...
- Research Brief: Alcohol intake. // GP: General Practitioner;6/13/2012, p8
The article reports that according to a research by Oxford University, cutting recommended alcohol limits to half a unit a day would save thousands of lives a year in Great Britain .
- The Impact of Alcohol Marketing on Youth Drinking Behaviour: A Two-stage Cohort Study. Gordon, Ross; MacKintosh, Anne Marie; Moodie, Crawford // Alcohol & Alcoholism;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p470
Aim: To examine whether awareness of, and involvement with alcohol marketing at age 13 is predictive of initiation of drinking, frequency of drinking and units of alcohol consumed at age 15. Methods: A two-stage cohort study, involving a questionnaire survey, combining interview and...
- Alcoholism Level Differences between Vietnamese Batterers and Non-Batterers. Nguyen, Tuyen; Yoshioka, Marianne // Journal of Family Violence;Aug2006, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p401
Frequency of alcohol consumption and alcoholism levels were compared between Vietnamese batterers and non-batterers. A sample of 200 Vietnamese men was administered a self-reported questionnaire which combined the Conflict Tactics Scale 2 and the Michigan Alcohol Screening Test. Results of the...
- Too much booze = reduced diet quality. // Active Living;Mar2010, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p15
The article reports that increase consumption of alcoholic beverages is associated with decreased diet quality as indicated in the research conducted by the researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the U.S. Department of...
- "ALCOHOL ALLOWS YOU TO NOT BE YOURSELF": TOWARD A STRUCTURED UNDERSTANDING OF ALCOHOL USE AND GENDER DIFFERENCE AMONG GAY, LESBIAN, AND HETEROSEXUAL YOUTH. Peralta, Robert L. // Journal of Drug Issues;Spring2008, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p373
This paper explores how homosexual and heterosexual women and men exploit situational and behavioral aspects of alcohol consumption using alcohol-related excuses to justify divergent gender displays. Seventy-eight in-depth interviews with a diverse sample of youth are used to examine how...
- EXERCISE MODERATION AND AVOID HOLIDAY HEART SYNDROME. // Heart Advisor;Dec2012, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p2
The article focuses on holiday heart syndrome, a temporary condition resulting from too much alcohol characterized by an irregular heart beat, along with a study which found a link between an elevated atrial fibrillation risk and moderate-to-high alcohol use.
- TO DRINK OR NOT TO DRINK? Popp, Jamie // Beverage Industry;May2003, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p90
One recent study says that the people of the U.S. don't drink enough alcohol beverages for their health as of May 01, 2003. Another report released soon after suggests that people drink too much because they are compensating for drinking too little. People are confused about the amount of...
- Booze may protect against Alzheimer's risk. // Asian Pacific Post;6/3/2010, p5
The article discusses a study conducted by researchers at the University of Valencia, the Generalitat Valenciana, and the Institut Municipal d'investigacis about the benefit of occasional drinking for people who may be at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.