Are you in denial about your alcohol use?

May 10, 2013

“Middle class professionals… are the country’s biggest problem drinkers,” is the stark and somewhat misleading claim in The Daily Telegraph, with similar claims appearing across the UK media.
The story is based on a study looking at just 49 ‘white collar’ people’s attitudes towards alcohol consumption.

Many of us enjoy a drink in the pub after work without realising how social drinking can damage health. Phil didn’t realise the harm his alcohol intake was doing until he was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. He talks about his experience and the shock he felt at being diagnosed.


NHS Choices

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