Alcohol use and health outcomes in the oldest old

@article{Turvey2006AlcoholUA,
  title={Alcohol use and health outcomes in the oldest old},
  author={Carolyn L. Turvey and Susan K. Schultz and Dawn M. Klein},
  journal={Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy},
  year={2006},
  volume={1},
  pages={8 - 8}
}
BACKGROUND As the United States population ages, an unprecedented proportion of the population will be aged 70 and older. Knowledge of alcohol use and its consequences in this age group is not well known. In light of the disparate findings pointing to negative outcomes with excessive drinking yet also benefits of moderate drinking, the true risk of alcohol use in late life needs more investigation. METHODS This study examined the correlates and 2-year health outcomes related to alcohol use in… CONTINUE READING
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