Clinical: Case study - Near-fatal effects of binge drinking
- Unhealthy Alcohol Use. Saitz, Richard // New England Journal of Medicine;2/10/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 6, p596
Presents the clinical practice feature which looks at unhealthy alcohol use. Case of a 32-year-old man with difficulty sleeping who admits to drinking four to six glasses of wine three or four times a week. Presentation of the clinical problem; Strategies and evidence; Definitions of unhealthy...
- Women with Bipolar Disorder at Higher Risk for Alcoholism. // Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services;Aug2003, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p10
The article presents the findings of several studies on women and alcoholism. A study by the Bipolar Mood Disorders Research Program at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute indicated that women with bipolar disorder are at a substantially higher risk for alcoholism than previously thought. A...
- Alcohol Use and Cognitive Loss among Employed Men and Women. Parker, Douglas A.; Parker, Elizabeth S.; Brody, Jacob A.; Schoenberg, Ronald // American Journal of Public Health;May83, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p521
A representative sample of 1,367 employed men and women in Detroit responded to questions about their drinking practices and then completed a cognitive test which measures abstraction abilities. Abstraction, tested while respondents were sober, decreased significantly as reported quantity of...
- Drinking 101: Discipline and social responsibility. CHUA, PHILIP S. // Filipino Reporter;9/27/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 43, p45
The article presents questions and answers related to alcohol and drinking including the benefits of drinking in moderation, the U.S. government's Dietary Guidelines and binge-drinking.
- Global Stability for a Binge Drinking Model with Two Stages. Hai-Feng Huo; Na-Na Song // Discrete Dynamics in Nature & Society;2012, Special section p1
A more realistic two-stage model for binge drinking problem is introduced, where the youths with alcohol problems are divided into those who admit the problem and those who do not admit it. We also consider the direct transfer from the class of susceptible individuals towards the class of...
- Socioeconomic and Psychosocial Exposures across the Life Course and Binge Drinking in Adulthood: Population-based Study. Seungmi Yang; John W. Lynch; Trivellore E. Raghunathan; Jussi Kauhanen; Jukka T. Salonen; George A. Kaplan // American Journal of Epidemiology;Jan2007, Vol. 165 Issue 2, p184
Despite recognition of the health risks of binge drinking, its life-course precursors have not been widely examined. Data from the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study (1984ï¿½1989) were used to investigate the association between socioeconomic and psychosocial exposures across the...
- Speaker's corner: Binge drinker. Aspinall, Peter J. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Sep2005, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p736
This article focuses on the practice of binge drinking. The World Health Organisation's lexicon of alcohol terms includes binge drinking and also offers bout drinking and spree drinking for the activity. Binge drinking was defined in a report of the British Royal College of Physicians as a man...
- A nation on the binge. Carlowe, Jo // Nursing Standard;5/7/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 35, p20
How do the UK's drinking habits compare with the rest of Europe?
- Faster, higher, drunker. // Ralph;
Describes several effects of alcoholic beverages on men. Difficulty of balancing movements; Effect of such beverages on sexual performance.