alcohol

Men and Alcohol: Seminar Series IV

Edinburgh, United Kingdom,

Men & Alcohol: what's next? This is the fourth and final event in the 'Men & Alcohol' seminar series co-hosted by SHAAP and the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS). An expert panel will discuss the following questions:

  • How will men be affected by alcohol in the future?
  • How can alcohol-related harms to men be prevented or reduced?

Men, Alcohol & Health: Seminar Series III

Edinburgh, United Kingdom,

This is the third of a four-part seminar series co-hosted by SHAAP and IAS (Institute of Alcohol Studies) to discuss issues relating to men and alcohol. At this session, three invited experts will discuss the following questions: 

  • What role does alcohol play in men’s mental health?

  • How is men’s physical health affected by alcohol?

Changes in Alcohol Consumption after Treatment for Depression: A Secondary Analysis of the Swedish Randomised Controlled Study REGASSA

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Strid C, Hallgren M, Forsell Y, et al Changes in alcohol consumption after treatment for depression: a secondary analysis of the Swedish randomised controlled study REGASSA BMJ Open 2019;9:e028236. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028236
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Objectives: Mental health problems and hazardous alcohol consumption often co-exist. Hazardous drinking could have a negative impact on different aspects of health and also negatively influence the effect of mental health treatment. The aims of this study were to examine if alcohol consumption patterns changed after treatment for depression and if the changes differed by treatment arm and patient sex.

UK Parents' Drinking Negatively Affects Over a Third of Children

The physical and psychological harm caused by heavy alcohol consumption to the individual drinking is often clear. What is often less obvious, is the damage an individuals alcohol consumption can have to the people around them. A recent study has examined the impact of parental drinking on children. A total of 997 parents and their children completed the surveys that asked questions about levels of parent alcohol consumption, why they were choosing to drink, and

Intelligence in Young Adulthood and Alcohol Use Disorders in a Prospective Cohort Study of Danish Men: The Role of Psychiatric Disorders and Parental Psychiatric History

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Just-Østergaard E, Flensborg-Madsen T, Knop J, et al Intelligence in young adulthood and alcohol use disorders in a prospective cohort study of Danish men: the role of psychiatric disorders and parental psychiatric history BMJ Open 2019;9:e028997. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-028997
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Objectives: The aims were to estimate the association between intelligence measured in young adulthood and risk of alcohol use disorders (AUD) in men and to investigate the potential modification of this association by psychiatric disorders, parental AUD and parental psychiatric disorders.