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Addiction

23 November 2010

Child abuse sufferers abuse alcohol as adults

Women who were sexually or physically abused as children are at increased risk for drinking problems, researchers say.

Women who were sexually or physically abused as children are at increased risk for drinking problems, researchers say.

"The take-home message is across a range of alcohol consumption patterns, child abuse is consistently associated with alcohol abuse. All of my measures found that association," she added.

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