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Risk factors for depression and anxiety in abstainers, moderate drinkers and heavy drinkers

Korten, Ailsa; Jorm, Anthony F; Christensen, Helen; Henderson, A Scott; Jacomb, Trish; Rodgers, Bryan


Aims. To identify risk factors for depression and anxiety that are more prevalent in abstainers than in moderate drinkers and to estimate their contribution to U-shaped relationships of depression and anxiety with alcohol consumption. Design. Gross-sectional general population sample. Setting. Canberra, Australia. Participants. 2725 subjects completed questionnaires, including 1128 men and 1258 women aged 18-59 years. Measurements. Consumption categories from AUDIT quantity/frequency items: (1)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Addiction
DOI: 10.1046/j.1360-0443.2000.9512183312.x


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