Alcohol and Stress: At Risk for Alcoholism?

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Alcohol and Stress: At Risk for Alcoholism?

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Alcohol and Stress: At Risk for Alcoholism? Read more on @brown_forman's Issues Forum http://3bl.me/7gyqvm

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Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 4:00pm

Research and population surveys have shown that persons under stress, particularly chronic stress, tend to exhibit more unhealthy behaviors than less-stressed persons. Stressed people drink more alcohol, smoke more, and eat less nutritious foods than non-stressed individuals. Many people report drinking alcohol in response to various types of stress, and the amount of drinking in response to stress is related to the severity of the life stressors and the individuals' lack of social support networks.  Read More

Keywords: Health & Healthcare | Brown-Forman Corporation | Social Impact & Volunteering | alcohol | alcoholism | csr | stress | sustainability

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