Alcohol consumption and frontal lobe shrinkage: study of 1432 non-alcoholic subjects.

OBJECTIVES To evaluate the influences of chronic alcohol consumption on brain volume among social drinkers, as it is well known that alcohol misusers have a high risk of brain shrinkage. METHODS Frontal lobe volumes on MRI were compared with the current alcohol habits of consecutive 1432 non-alcoholic subjects. RESULTS After adjusting for other… CONTINUE READING