Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

The Danish longitudinal study of alcoholism 1978-2008 A clinical high-risk study

Sonntag 14. August 2011 von htm

Based on a Danish birth cohort (n=9182), a high risk group of sons of alcoholic fathers (HR, n=223) and a low risk group of sons without parental alcoholism (LR, n=106) has been followed prospectively from pregnancy to age 40.
The HR sons are characterized by a high prevalence of alcohol dependence (31%) and a high rate of remission (55%).
Most powerful predictors for alcohol dependence in adulthood are: low birth weight, ADHD, conduct disorder, low cognitive efficiency and high behavioural dyscontrol in childhood.
A 50 year follow-up examination of the sample, including DNA-testing, is planned in the nearest future. (Source: Alcohol Reports, 08/11/11)

Kategorie: Addiction, adults, Allgemein, Children, consumption, Global, Health, Parents, Research, Statistics, Youth | Keine Kommentare »

Professional women ‚more likely to be heavy drinkers than in other jobs‘

Mittwoch 23. Dezember 2009 von htm

„Well, ladies, as you reach for that holiday drink of choice — mulled wine, Christmas punch, or spiced eggnog, perhaps? — you might want to think twice. A new study in Europe shows that highly educated, professional women drink more often and more heavily than almost any other female group. …“ (Source: Google Alkohol Alert, 12/22/09) politicsdaily.com, 12/21/09

Kategorie: Allgemein, Global, Health, Publications, Research, Statistics | Keine Kommentare »

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