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By Isidore Silas Obot; Robin Room; GENACIS (Organization); World Health Organization. Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse

ISBN-10: 9241563028

ISBN-13: 9789241563024

Avalia a situação, os efeitos e a incidência determinada por fatores culturais e de gênero do alcoolismo nos seguintes países em desenvolvimento: Argentina, Brasil, Costa Rica, Índia, México, Nigéria, Sri Lanka, Uganda.

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8 % in the general population. 9% female). No other consequence of drinking was reported at such a rate by men and women. 38 SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN ARGENTINA Another question in the AUDIT, “having been unable to remember what happened the night before” merits attention from the perspective of social consequences. 2 % in the younger group of men. Suggestions by relatives, friends or doctor to cut down drinking were also surveyed. 5%). 7%. 3% of men and 0% of women considered seeking help for own alcohol related problems.

1997). Sexuality, gender, and alcohol use. In R. W. Wilsnack & S. C. ), Gender and Alcohol: Individual and Social Perspectives (pp. 250-288). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies. Windle, M. (2003). Alcohol use among adolescents and young adults. Alcohol Research & Health, 27, 79-85. World Health Organization (2004a). Global status report on alcohol. Geneva: WHO. World Health Organization (2002). The world health report 2002. Geneva: WHO. World Health Organization (2004b). The world health report 2004.

As in other cultures, men drank more quantity and more frequently than women. The younger age group was the one that consumed more alcohol. Most of the drinking was done in the respondent’s own home and at friend’s home. Men reported more positive consequences of drinking as well as more negative consequences. 5% for men in the 1829 age bracket). 6 % of the sample could be considered to have alcohol dependence. 3% for men aged 18-29 years). Harmful effects of drinking on the respondent’s relationships were considerable, especially in relation to marriage and intimate relationships and relationships with family members.

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