Heavy episodic drinking in Europe: a cross section study in primary care in six European countries.

  title={Heavy episodic drinking in Europe: a cross section study in primary care in six European countries.},
  author={Irwin Nazareth and Carl Walker and Antonia Ridolfi and Anu Aluoja and Juan Bell{\'o}n and Mirijam Geerlings and Igor Svab and Miguel Xavier and Michael King},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  volume={46 5},
AIMS We examined the prevalence of heavy episodic drinking in general practice attenders who were non-hazardous drinkers, the associated risk factors and the outcome over 6 months. METHODS Consecutive attenders aged 18-75 were recruited from the UK, Spain, Slovenia, Estonia, the Netherlands and Portugal and followed up after 6 months. Data were collected on alcohol use using the Alcohol Use Disorder Identification test (at recruitment and 6 months) and risk factors for heavy episodic alcohol… CONTINUE READING
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