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Weekly alcohol consumption, brain atrophy, and white matter hyperintensities in a community-based sample aged 60 to 64 years

Anstey, Kaarin; Jorm, Anthony F; Meslin, Chantal; Maller, Jerome; Kumar, Rajeev; Von Sanden, Chwee Chwee; Windsor, Timothy; Rodgers, Bryan; Wen, Wei; Sachdev, Perminder Singh

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OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to determine the association between weekly alcohol consumption and brain atrophy in adults aged 60 to 64 years. METHODS: Brain magnetic resonance imaging scans from 385 adults recruited through a community survey were analyzed. Automated segmentation and manual tracing methods were used to obtain brain subvolumes and automated methods were used to obtain quantification and localization of white matter hyperintensities. Visual measures of cortical...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/19410
Source: Psychosomatic Medicine
DOI: 10.1097/01.psy.0000237779.56500.af

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