Corpus ID: 30283818

The economic impact of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.

  title={The economic impact of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.},
  author={T. R. Burke},
  journal={Public health reports},
  volume={103 6},
The economic effects of alcohol abuse are as damaging to the nation as the health effects, affecting the family, the community, and persons of all ages. Underaged drinking is interfering with children's development, affecting the nation's ability to respond to economic challenge in the future. The college aged may be the most difficult to educate about alcohol abuse because of drinking patterns established at an early age and susceptibility to advertising inducements. Health care costs for… Expand
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