Did the COVID-19 pandemic increase drunkness among people with a history of alcohol use disorder?
The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by a rapid outbreak of severe acute respiratory disease coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), has claimed more than 6.9 million lives worldwide.
Scientists worldwide have continued to assess the impact of this pandemic on society at large, which could help formulate effective preventive strategies.
A recent Translational Psychiatry study investigated how COVID-19-related stressors altered drunkenness frequency among men and women with or without a history of alcohol use disorder (AUD). … [read more]