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The availability of cheap alcohol has led to calls for minimum prices in Wales to change the drinking culture. Brian Gibbons, Wales’ social affairs minister, says he wants to see alcohol strength taken into account in pricing. Scottish ministers are preparing laws on minimum pricing, and Dr Gibbons has discussed the issue with them, although….
A single brief intervention that gives problem drinkers personalized feedback can help reduce their alcohol use, new research from the Netherlands shows. Dr. Heleen Riper of the Trimbos Institute in Utrecht and her colleagues looked at 14 studies of such interventions, including a total of 3,682 people. For every eight people who participated, they found,….
Mixing Valium and alcohol is the most potent mix for committing violent offences, according to new research commissioned by the Scottish Prison Service. A study of 16 and 17-year-old boys at Polmont Young Offenders Institution found that many of them had committed their offences because they had taken diazepam and alcohol together. They said it….
Jack started drinking when he was in his teens, when he thought it would always be fun. As time went on, he lost control of drinking and learned it was anything but fun. Being from a family of quite a few alcoholics, he thought it was just his destiny to die as one. It was….
Today’s life of the individual has become very fast paced. The room for family and social life is narrowing day by day. An individual is facing many problems and experiences tension and stress at his workplace and at home. Therefore, the emotional support that is needed by an individual is inadequate. All these situations are….