Navigation Links
Problem Drinkers Marry Later, Break Up Sooner: Study
Date:1/18/2011

TUESDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- In a study finding that may not surprise the families of problem drinkers, drinking can have a strong negative impact on how long it takes someone to get married and how long the marriage will survive.

Researchers recruited more than 5,000 Australian twins in the early 1980s and assessed their alcohol use, including the age at which some became alcohol-dependent. The study also looked at the age of participants when they first married and their age when the marriage ended.

There was a strong association between alcohol dependence and delayed marriage as well as early separation. The researchers also found that genetic influences contributed to these associations for both women and men.

The study appears online and in the April print issue of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

The findings highlight the fact that problem drinking affects more people than just the alcoholic, said the researchers.

"Young adults who drink alcohol may want to consider the longer-term consequences for marriage," lead author Mary Waldron, an assistant professor at the Indiana University School of Education, said in a journal news release. "If drinking continues or increases to levels of problem use, likelihood of marriage, or of having a lasting marriage, may decrease."

More information

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers an overview of alcohol and health.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, news release, Jan. 18, 2011


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Weizmann Institute scientists discover: Antioxidants cause fertility problems in females
2. Heart Attack Patients With Kidney Problems Often Skip Meds
3. Baby-led weaning is feasible but could cause nutritional problems for minority of infants
4. Weight-loss surgery improved female urinary problems but male erection issues got worse
5. Study finds problems with reviewing medical images from portable media
6. Factors linked to speech/swallowing problems after treatment for head and neck cancers
7. Patient Literacy Problems Can Hinder Rheumatoid Arthritis Care
8. Both High, Low Levels of Vitamin D in Older Women May Be Problematic
9. Caffeinated alcoholic beverages -- a growing public health problem
10. Male reproductive problems may add to falling fertility rates
11. Gene therapy prevents memory problems in mice with Alzheimers disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Problem Drinkers Marry Later, Break Up Sooner: Study
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... WHO: , Dr. Paul ... , WHAT: , Medical doctors and PhD scientists will speak to the press on ... Trump in support of an independent vaccine safety commission. , WHERE: , Zenger ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 , ... The ... MHA, FRBMA, has begun to serve as its new executive director. Mr. Still was ... Executive Search Committee. , “Bob, as he is known to our members, has ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... , ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... physicians, Paul Yost, will begin serving as new board chair for Orange County ... Yost will serve the remainder of soon-to-be former chair Mark Refowitz’s term, which ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Neurotechnology , a provider of high-precision ... tracking products: the new NCheck Cloud Bio Attendance cloud-based service and the updated  ... recognition to enable users to check in and out from anywhere via the ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... MA (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... for direct measurement of corrosive ions found in power plant water and steam. ... components such as turbines and boilers, leading to extensive maintenance and unplanned shutdowns. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... KALAMAZOO, Michigan , USA, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... a Company that Cares by People magazine, in partnership ... out of 50 companies on the list. This list ... employees that have succeeded in business while also demonstrating ... and the environment.  To determine the ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary  ... Data published in a research report by Grand View Research, Inc., projects ... 55.8 billion by 2025. The projection takes into consideration the continuous successful ... more open approach towards cannabis products around the world. In 2016, states ... North Dakota , Ohio , and ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... 29, 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... Software Market Outlook: 2016-2022" report to their offering. ... The global patient safety ... of delivery, end-user, and geography. Patient safety has ... globe. The field has developed significantly in the last decade and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: