at-risk drinking

at-risk drinking

(ăt′rĭsk″)
The consumption of a potentially unhealthy amount of alcohol. Men are said to participate in at-risk drinking when they consume more than four alcoholic drinks a day (or 14 or more drinks a week). At-risk drinking for women consists of the consumption of more than three drinks a day, or seven or more drinks a week.
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For example, for the variable 'at-risk alcohol use', the group YES refers to the individuals in Zone 2 of the AUDIT (at-risk drinking), while the group NO refers to the other zones (1, 3 and 4).
The MINI alcohol abuse/dependence, at-risk drinking, and street drug use modules were used to measure quantity and frequency and diagnostic criteria for alcohol and drug use (Sheehan et al.
The CLEARR Drinking Water Act would increase funding for disadvantaged communities to comply with Safe Drinking Water Act requirements, help communities identify at-risk drinking water systems, and modernize the testing of public water systems.
The Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1989 is now the most widely used test method to screen for at-risk drinking [1].
In a recent study, combat exposure among Army enlisted women was associated with an increased likelihood of developing behavioral health problems post-deployment, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and at-risk drinking.
The health care delivery system remains one of the most efficient and effective venues in which to detect at-risk drinking, combined use of alcohol and psychoactive prescription medications, and comorbid mental and physical health conditions in older adults.
Potential participants were assessed in person at nine primary care clinics (six Department of Veterans Affairs [VA] and three non-VA) for depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, and at-risk drinking [27].
"If we had none of these programs I expect we would have more of these (infractions) or more instances of at-risk drinking. This is an environment where we look out for each other.''
* Screening and Brief Intervention for At-Risk Drinking: Outcomes Six Months Later--Presented by Susan Baker, David Lower, and Patricia McKee, this panel examined a screening and brief intervention (SBI) initiative implemented in a call center.
These guidelines use differential definitions of at-risk drinking for women and
In recognition of alcohol's potentially life-altering consequences for the developing fetus, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) produced an FASD prevention tool kit in 2006 and published a 2011 committee opinion on at-risk drinking and alcohol dependence and their implications for obstetrics and gynecology.
"The American Geriatric Society recommends screening older adults for at-risk drinking, defined as drinking greater than one drink per day for older adults," Ms.