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Binge Drinking: Predictors, Patterns, and Consequences

Alcohol–Organ Interactions: Injury and Repair

Volume 39, Number 1, 2017

Binge drinking, broadly defined as consuming a large amount of alcohol in a short period of time, is a dangerous—and sometimes fatal—practice. Despite the adverse consequences associated with it, far too many people, particularly young adults, binge drink. This issue of Alcohol Research: Current Reviews examines the predictors, prevalence, and patterns of binge alcohol consumption and its effects on health and well-being.

 

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