Sally Adams considers a recent Finnish longitudinal study, which examines heavy alcohol consumption before and after negative life events in late mid-life.[read the full story...]
Temptation can be strong: how can we resist alcohol?
Ian Hamilton summarises a survey of British people, which focuses on the self-reported strategies we use to cut down drinking, reduce alcohol consumption, and usual drinking frequency.[read the full story...]
Alcohol and bipolar: how does heavy alcohol use predict the course of bipolar disorder?
Danielle Windget and Sammy Eden review a recent study on the patterns and clinical correlates of lifetime alcohol consumption in women and men with bipolar disorder.[read the full story...]
Increased alcohol consumption during the pandemic: explained
Ian Hamilton reviews a recent longitudinal study from Finland, which explores the psychological stressors predicting increased drinking during the COVID-19 pandemic.[read the full story...]
Alcohol: a drug in a class of its own
Ian Hamilton summarises a systematic review published last week, which explores the role of alcohol use and drinking patterns in socioeconomic inequalities in mortality.[read the full story...]
Molar incisor hypomineralisation: systemic associations
This review of the systemic exposures associated with with molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) included 29 observational studies. VEry low quality evidence suggests that maternal illness, psychological stress, caesarean delivery, delivery complications, respiratory diseases, fever and childhood illnesses may be associated with MIH.[read the full story...]
Community action has little impact on harms from alcohol use disorder
Natasha Clarke explores a systematic review of Whole of Community interventions to reduce population level harms arising from alcohol and other drug use.[read the full story...]
Moderate and heavy alcohol consumption: what impact on later life brain and cognition?
Sally Adams summarises a recent clinical review in Evidence Based Mental Health on the effects of drinking alcohol on late-life brain and cognition.
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Alcohol is the number one modifiable risk factor for dementia
Marie Crabbe looks at a recent retrospective cohort study in The Lancet Public Health which explores the contribution of alcohol use disorders to the burden of dementia in France.[read the full story...]
Parenting factors associated with adolescent alcohol misuse
Natasha Clarke considers a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies, which looks at modifiable parenting factors associated with adolescent alcohol misuse.[read the full story...]