By Alexis Kuerbis, Alison.A. Moore, Paul Sacco, Faika Zanjani
This e-book presents a present standpoint on alcohol and getting older to higher comprehend the tendencies, expenses, merits, and scientific and group evidenced-based techniques. This publication embraces not just the actual, cognitive, mental, and social overall healthiness advantages of reasonable consuming within the aged, it additionally delves into the dangers of over the top ingesting, together with actual and psychiatric morbidity, neurodegeneration, medicine problems, and injuries and accidents, and lack of independence. Written by way of specialists within the box, this booklet is the single present textual content that incorporates the most up-tp-date medical, learn, empirical, and perform info along a entire evaluation of the prestige of the sector that would support consultant alcohol use administration and stimulate destiny learn.
Alcohol and getting older is the final word source for all researchers, educators, clinicians, and execs operating with older adults who drink.
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Blazer and Wu  found that African American racial identification was associated with higher odds of past-month binge drinking, compared with White respondents, in female past-year alcohol consumers only, but this relationship was not present when considering all women over age 50. This relationship is likely a function of differences in nondrinking status by race. Older African American women are less likely to be current drinkers , but among women who drink, they are more likely to binge drink.
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