Moderate alcohol drinking is not associated with risk of depression in older adults

The scarce research on the effects of moderate alcohol consumption on mental health among older adults suggests a protective effect against depression. We prospectively examined the association between patterns of moderate alcohol consumption, depression and psychological distress, using information from 5,299 community-dwelling older adults from the ELSA and Seniors-ENRICA cohorts. A Mediterranean drinking pattern (MDP) was defined as moderate alcohol intake (

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  • Authors:

    Garcia-Esquinas,E.; Ortola,R.; Galan,I.; Soler-Vila,H.; Laclaustra,M.; Rodriguez-Artalejo,F.

  • Issue: Sci.Rep / pages 11512-
  • Published Date: 2018/7/31
  • More Information:

    For more information about this absctract, please contact
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at the Deutsche Weinakademie GmbH

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