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Drs. Shelly F. Greenfield and Dawn E. Sugarman report on the increase in alcohol use among older adults.
Listen to Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman discuss research into gender differences in alcohol consumption, binge drinking, and alcohol use disorder.
“It’s not only that we’re seeing women drinking more, but that they’re really being affected by this physically and mental health-wise.” – Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman
Drs. Shelly F. Greenfield and Dawn E. Sugarman address how the pandemic has affected alcohol use among women.
Listen to Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman discuss how the pandemic has led to an uptick in binge drinking among women.
“Drinking can lead to more depression and anxiety, which when you’re trying to cope with anxiety, it’s really not a helpful coping mechanism.” – Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman
Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman discusses a paper she and Dr. Shelly F. Greenfield wrote comparing this pandemic with other historic events that have caused increases in alcohol use.
Drs. Shelly F. Greenfield and Dawn E. Sugarman examine increased alcohol consumption caused by the pandemic.
Alcohol consumption is a common coping response to stress, and historically, it has increased in the United States following catastrophic events, such as terrorist attacks and large-scale natural disasters. Considering COVID-19, experts at McLean Hospital have published a viewpoint article in the...