Alcohol psychoses and all-cause mortality in Belarus.

  title={Alcohol psychoses and all-cause mortality in Belarus.},
  author={Yury Evgeny Razvodovsky},
  volume={20 4},
BACKGROUND The burden of alcohol-related problems in central and eastern Europe is the highest in the world. The level of alcohol consumption in Belarus is among the highest in the world, with an annual consumption rate estimated to be 14 litres of pure alcohol per capita. The social, economic and political turmoil that Belarus has experiences in the years following the dissolution of the Soviet Union has been accompanied by a substantial rise in all-cause mortality. Although alcohol seems to… CONTINUE READING

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