Identifying Risk Factors for Late-Onset (50+) Alcohol Use Disorder and Heavy Drinking: A Systematic Review.

@article{Emiliussen2017IdentifyingRF,
  title={Identifying Risk Factors for Late-Onset (50+) Alcohol Use Disorder and Heavy Drinking: A Systematic Review.},
  author={Jakob Emiliussen and Anette S\ogaard Nielsen and Kjeld Andersen},
  journal={Substance use & misuse},
  year={2017},
  volume={52 12},
  pages={1575-1588}
}
This systematic review seeks to expand the description and understanding of late-onset AUD and asks "Which risk factors have been reported for late-onset heavy drinking and AUD?" METHOD Using PRISMA guidelines, a literature review and search was performed on May 19, 2015 using the following databases: MEDLINE, EMBASE, PubMed, and PsychInfo. Nine studies were included in the final review. RESULTS The search revealed that only very few studies have been conducted. Hence, the evidence is… CONTINUE READING