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“We know that women are more likely than men to drink to cope with these negative feelings, and alcohol use just exacerbates depression. It exacerbates anxiety. It makes insomnia worse.” – Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman
“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
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“Many people notice positive changes from cutting back or abstaining from alcohol.” – Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman
Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman offers some tactics for scaling back alcohol use and incorporating healthy drinking habits.
Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman offers tips on how to take a break from alcohol.
Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman offers tips for decreasing your alcohol intake.
Dr. Dawn E. Sugarman and others discuss the impact of alcohol use on older adults.
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...
Despite the potential for “digital therapeutics” to transform the treatment landscape in behavioral health, the path through the digital development process is complex and evolving—from identifying a problem or need, to innovating a potential set of solutions, to finding the one that will scale...
These remarks were part of the 2018 Technology in Psychiatry Summit, an event sponsored by the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, which occurred November 1-2, 2018 at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Part of panel discussion, De-Risking Digital Development: Unpacking the...
Dawn E. Sugarman, PhD, comments on gender differences in substance use disorders.
A team from McLean Hospital won this year’s Partners Connected Health Innovation Challenge (CHIC) for a proposal to create a digital platform that brings integrated group therapy (IGT) to individuals with co-occurring mood disorders and addiction to drugs or alcohol. The team, which competed against...