Addiction

Deaths from alcohol increased exponentially in 2020

"The Quarantini," "Pandemic Punch," "Corona Sunrise": Recipes for cocktails with names such as these began flooding the internet in early 2020, as countries went into lockdown and COVID-19-related hospitalizations and death ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Men's greater reluctance to seek mental health care

Many men with mental health problems do not seek treatment for their symptoms. Both knowledge of and attitudes toward mental ill health play their part, as does the men's educational level. These findings emerge from a thesis ...

Addiction

Does Alcoholics Anonymous actually work?

Alcoholics and narcotics anonymous are 12-step peer support groups where people who have alcohol or other drug problems are supported by others who have had similar problems ("peers"), rather than professionals. They are ...

Health

Experts note rise in alcohol use among older adults

As the baby boomer generation moves into retirement age, it is expected that by the year 2034, older adults (ages 65 and up) will outnumber children in the United States for the first time in history. As the population ages, ...

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