Alcohol use, drug use, and well-being in older adults in Toronto.

@article{Adlaf1995AlcoholUD,
  title={Alcohol use, drug use, and well-being in older adults in Toronto.},
  author={Edward M. Adlaf and Reginald George Smart},
  journal={The International journal of the addictions},
  year={1995},
  volume={30 13-14},
  pages={
          1985-2016
        }
}
This paper reports a study of alcohol- and drug-use by older clients in relation to their health and well-being. The sample of 349 persons was drawn from adults aged 60 and over living in senior citizens apartments in Toronto. Interviews were done in several languages. The results indicated that males and those aged 60 to 65 were less happy and healthy, had fewer social supports, and more alcohol-related problems. Drug-related problems were less numerous but occurred equally for both sexes… CONTINUE READING
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