Does alcohol craving decrease with increasing age? Results from a cross-sectional study.

@article{Hintzen2011DoesAC,
  title={Does alcohol craving decrease with increasing age? Results from a cross-sectional study.},
  author={A. Hintzen and J. Cramer and D. Karag{\"u}lle and A. Heberlein and H. Frieling and J. Kornhuber and S. Bleich and T. Hillemacher},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs},
  year={2011},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={
          158-62
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Long-term studies on patients with impulsive behavior have shown a decrease of symptoms with increasing age. Alcohol craving has many analogies in psychopathology with obsessive-compulsive behavior patterns. The aim of the present study was to find evidence of a possible decrease of craving in elderly alcohol-dependent patients. METHOD One hundred ninety-eight alcohol-dependent patients at the beginning of alcohol withdrawal therapy were included in this study. The extent of craving… Expand
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