Tagged: Alcohol Use Disorder

EVENT: Conference On Mental Health And Alcohol And Drug Research

The annual researcher conference on mental health and alcohol and drug research offers an annual meeting place for researchers, project supervision for doctoral candidates and lectures by outstanding international lecturers.
The three-day research conference will feature plenary lectures by national and international guest speakers…

BLOG: Addiction Stigma And Big Alcohol Myths

Maintaining the collective illusion that the only people who have real alcohol problems are those homeless social deviants is crucial for Big Alcohol’s bottom line. It’s also immoral. And it’s our duty to change it, to shatter myths, end stigma and promote an evidence-based discourse about alcohol and related harms…

NEWS: Study: Ethnicity, Trauma, Alcohol Problems In Women

Study examines racial differences in alcohol involvement and trauma exposures
Trauma exposure has consistently been reported as a risk factor for alcohol use and related problems. Further, racial differences in alcohol use, alcohol use disorder (AUD), and trauma exposure between European American and African American women have been reported previously…

NEWS: Alcohol Addiction: Abstinence More Successful Path

More difficult to achieve controlled alcohol use than to live alcohol-free completely
People who are seeking treatment for alcohol use disorders and whose goal is to quit alcohol use entirely are more likely to achieve this goal if they are treated by a care provider who advocates total abstinence. Those who wish to learn to consume alcohol in a controlled manner are not as successful, even when they are treated by a care provider who works with controlled consumption. These are the results of a study carried out at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden…