By Royal College of Physicians
This new record exhibits that no procedure within the physique is resistant to alcohol. It discusses the position of the scientific career in identity and therapy of alcohol difficulties and indicates methods of enforcing more desirable prevention.
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6 Forty per cent of male Scottish drinkers reported having ‘heavy drinking days’ (more than 8 units) compared with 27 per cent of male drinkers in England and Wales. 9 It may affect the choice of drink and the pattern of drinking more than total consumption. The relationship between environmental and personal influences on consumption levels has been assessed primarily by the use of sample surveys, all of which estimate average alcohol consumption to be only 40–60 per cent of that calculated by Customs and Excise.
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This is a major obstacle to establishing levels of drinking which do not impair physical health. The need for recommendations on levels of consumption rather than abstinence, arises from the social value of alcohol, real or perceived, but has been reinforced by findings which suggest that abstainers do not necessarily enjoy better health than moderate drinkers (see pp. 8 and 59). However, abstainers are an unusual group—only 6 per cent of men in England and Wales describe themselves as nondrinkers.
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