Alcohol consumption and cognitive decline in early old age

  title={Alcohol consumption and cognitive decline in early old age},
  author={S{\'e}verine Sabia and Alexis Elbaz and Annie Britton and Steven Bell and Aline Dugravot and Martin J. Shipley and Mika Kivimaki and Archana Singh-Manoux},
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between alcohol consumption in midlife and subsequent cognitive decline. METHODS Data are from 5,054 men and 2,099 women from the Whitehall II cohort study with a mean age of 56 years (range 44-69 years) at first cognitive assessment. Alcohol consumption was assessed 3 times in the 10 years preceding the first cognitive assessment (1997-1999). Cognitive tests were repeated in 2002-2004 and 2007-2009. The cognitive test battery included 4 tests assessing… CONTINUE READING

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