People Who Use Alcohol Drank More Frequently During the Early Months of the Pandemic

March 28, 2022

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People Who Use Alcohol Drank More Frequently During The Early Months Of The Pandemic
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Presented by Michigan News

A new study, led by University of Michigan researcher Megan Patrick, shows that in the early months of the pandemic, the frequency of drinking went up among those who used alcohol, even though the overall prevalence of drinking went down. Patrick, the principal investigator of the Monitoring the Future Panel Study, details some of the critical findings for young and middle adults. She highlights the concern that increased stress during the pandemic could lead to problematic drinking patterns and how their study has found some evidence of that.

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