Binge and High-Intensity Drinking Is Increasing for U.S. Young Adults in Their Late 20s

Monitoring changes in drinking patterns and amounts helps researchers, prevention professionals, and treatment providers plan for and respond effectively to personal and public harms associated with alcohol consumption. This information is particularly important for young adults, who tend to drink large amounts of alcohol and are thus at higher risk for negative consequences such accidents. This study examined historical changes in binge (5+ drinks per occasion) and high-intensity (10+, 15+ drinks per occasion) drinking among U.S. 12th graders and young adults from 2005 to 2015.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/675533/?sc=c125

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