Scientists have found that causes alcoholics to drink alcohol

The staff of the Mayo Clinic found that the current mood the most significant effect on the level of alcohol consumption in people with alcoholism. Another study showed that men with depression are less likely to drink than those who do not suffer from depression. The study involved 287 men and 157 women with alcohol dependence, writes “Orthodox”.

Scientists have figured out how much alcohol was used by the volunteers over the past 90 days. The researchers also assessed a number of factors, including emotional and mental disorders.

Experts have found that men who are dependent on alcohol, day drinking in comparison with women suffering from alcoholism.


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The level of alcohol consumption depended on the emotional state of men and women with alcoholism. The amount of alcohol consumed was not associated with abuse of other psychoactive substances and anxiety. Male alcoholics with clinical depression drinking alcohol less often than male participants without depression.

Previously, scientists have discovered how alcohol affects sleep.