binge drinker


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binge drinker

A person who drinks alcohol irregularly but heavily (men > 7 units/day; women > 5 units/day); binge drinking can become problematic if it occurs over prolonged period of time.
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This study shows that binge drinkers are consuming a huge number of drinks per year, greatly increasing their chances of harming themselves and others, said study co-author Robert Brewer, M.D., M.S.P.H., lead researcher in CDCs alcohol program.
Among young binge drinkers who have more than 3 binge drinking sessions in a week, the risk of alcohol dependence is from 2 to 5 times higher as compared to the general population [20, 21].
curtis has guided irish cavalier and O'Faolains boy to festival success, and while binge Drinker has a long way to go to match the exploits of those stablemates, he made a fine debut over fences in the 2m3f novice chase.
The Welsh trainer won the same race with At Fishers Cross two years ago and although Binge Drinker is not yet in that class, he should be able to run well and with the necessary improvement can triumph.
When comparing nondrinkers, drinkers and binge drinkers, the odds of the latter two groups engaging in certain risk behaviors increased considerably.
The story of David and Goliath is retold from the point of view of the giant - and he is portrayed as a "celebrity" binge drinker who is hung over on the day of his fateful encounter with David.
That makes all my relatives binge drinkers, my doctor is a binge drinker and that I'm a binge drinker.
Does the influence of the health warning statement differ between binge drinkers and non-binge drinkers from different countries?
There were significant linear increases in risk behaviors from Low to Moderate to High Risk seen in the variables of monthly intoxication, binge drinkers, ever drink and drive, and drinking and driving at least once in the past month, number of times drinking and driving, and times riding with an impaired driver in the past month.
This finding is consistent with imaging studies that show decreased resting activity in the PFC of alcoholics and binge drinkers.
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Lorraine Ivison, of Pallister Park, Middlesbrough, said she will drink about eight halves of lager (eight units) on a night out but does not see herself as a binge drinker as she only goes out a couple of times a month.