Differential Effects of Moderate Alcohol Consumption on Performance Among Older and Younger Adults

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 05/25/2012

The data suggest that healthy individuals exhibit a differential susceptibility to the effects of alcohol depending on their age. Unfortunately, because of the presumed safety of moderate alcohol doses and a lack of studies investigating the interactive effects of acute alcohol consumption and aging, most individuals are unlikely to be aware of this relationship between alcohol consumption and age.

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