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Addiction

28 June 2011

Binge drinking may damage the brain

A study has shown how binge drinking among adolescents and young adults could be causing serious damage to a brain that’s still under development at this age.

It's considered a rite of passage among young people – acting out their independence through heavy, episodic drinking. But a new University of Cincinnati study is showing how binge drinking among adolescents and young adults could be causing serious damage to a brain that’s still under development at this age.

 Binge drinking affects grey matter

 

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