Breaking the vicious circle of determinants and consequences of harmful alcohol use.

@article{Poznyak2005BreakingTV,
  title={Breaking the vicious circle of determinants and consequences of harmful alcohol use.},
  author={Vladimir Poznyak and Benedetto Saraceno and Isidore Silas Obot},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2005},
  volume={83 11},
  pages={
          803
        }
}
Heavy drinking has been known for centuries to be a health hazard and cause of death. Efforts to quantify the disease burden associated with different risk factors clearly demonstrate that hazardous and harmful alcohol drinking is one of the leading risk factors and is responsible for 4% of the global disease burden (1). This enormous health burden, with its numerous social problems associated with disorders attributable to alcohol use, is distributed unevenly: poor and underprivileged groups… CONTINUE READING

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