Alcohol and older people

Simmill-Binning, Cheryl and Paylor, Ian and Clifton, Alison (2009) Alcohol and older people. Drugs and Alcohol Today, 9 (2). pp. 13-18. ISSN 1745-9265

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Abstract

This article presents a review of the literature on alcohol and older people, noting that this subject has received very little research attention. In this short review, we offer a synopsis of the physical changes and health problems caused by alcohol use among older people. We then present a typology of drinking in later life, before discussing the findings and shortcomings of recent research knowledge. Reference is also made to the implications for alcohol policy, and solutions around training, health promotion and education are discussed.

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Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Drugs and Alcohol Today
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50678
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Deposited On:
02 Nov 2011 13:24
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Yes
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Published
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22 Apr 2020 02:10