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Drinkers Intensed to get Drunk

by Medindia Content Team on  June 1, 2006 at 11:57 AM General Health News   - G J E 4
Drinkers Intensed to get Drunk
A study with 18- to 24-year-old adults in UK revealed that above half of them were admitted intentionally only to get drunk.

To make themselves intoxicate, about 18 per cent of people from all ages in Scotland, drinks alcohol.
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About 59 per cent and 43 per cent of people in UK, who were aged between 18-24 and 25-34 respectively, and who drank to get drunk needs more concerns - said doctors.

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In Scotland nearly 27 per cent drinks too much, 19 per cent have hangovers and unable to do their daily tasks finds a survey contained more than 1,000 people.

The health charity Developing Patient Partnerships, carried out a research campaign on the disadvantages of chain drinking named 'Alcohol and You'.

Dr Mary Church, the joint chairman of the British Medical Association's Scottish GPs committee, said: 'Alcohol has always played a part in Scottish social life and, although most people drink sensibly, binge-drinking to get drunk is becoming a real health hazard for some Scots.

In Scotland, about 1 in 30 deaths occurs due to alcohol and in this numbers many of them are unaware of drinking too much.

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