Binge drinking, poor mental health, and adherence to treatment among California adults with asthma.

@article{Haskard2008BingeDP,
  title={Binge drinking, poor mental health, and adherence to treatment among California adults with asthma.},
  author={Kelly B Haskard and Jim E Banta and Summer L Williams and Mark G. Haviland and M Robin Dimatteo and Peter R Przekop and Leonard S Werner and Donald L. Anderson},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={
          369-76
        }
}
Binge drinking and poor mental health may affect adherence to treatment for individuals with asthma. The purposes were to (a) examine the relationship of self-reported binge drinking and mental health to adherence to daily asthma control medications and (b) identify other demographic and health-related factors associated with asthma control medication adherence. Secondary analyses of 2003 adult California Health Interview Survey data were undertaken, and these analyses identified 3.2 million… CONTINUE READING

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