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Are More Intelligent People More Likely to be Alcoholics?

Are More Intelligent People More Likely to be Alcoholics?

Are smarter people more likely to harm themselves with drugs and alcohol? Dr. Kanazawa has reissued his assertion that more intelligent people binge drink and get drunk more, according to the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health).  The following data from that study relate childhood IQ to binge drinking and drunkenness: “Very dull” Add Health respondents (with childhood IQ[…]

Being “Sober” Versus Being in “Recovery”

Difference Between Being “Sober” Versus Being in “Recovery”

What’s the difference between being “sober” versus being in “recovery”? There is an important distinction between being “sober” and being in “recovery”. The differences are clear to those who have experienced both phases in their healing process from alcoholism. When an alcoholic is “sober” from alcohol without attending a mutual-help program, therapy, medication management, and/or treatment then they are in a[…]

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