Drinking behavior among older adults in a planned retirement community: results from The Villages survey

  title={Drinking behavior among older adults in a planned retirement community: results from The Villages survey},
  author={Sarah Fishleder and Lawrence Schonfeld and Jaime A Corvin and Susan P. Tyler and Carla Vandeweerd},
  journal={International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry},
  pages={536 - 543}
Research indicates increasing trends among older adults toward heavy and abusive drinking, often associated with depressive symptoms. Possible exceptions are residents of planned retirement communities, whose drinking may be associated with social activities. To better understand these relationships, this study examined the relationship of depressive symptoms and drinking in a large retirement community. 
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