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Alcohol Perception and its Economic Impact - A Study among Males in Rural Areas

Ramamurthy Srinath and Subramanian Sendilvelan

Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, Volume 26, Issue 4, December 2018

Keywords: Alcoholism, consequences, effect of alcoholism, health problems

Published on: 24 Dec 2018

Alcoholic beverages have been a part of social life for millennia and it has been difficult for the societies to understand and restrain its use. Health problems associated with alcohol consumption have reached alarming levels, and alcohol use contributes to a wide range of diseases, health conditions and high-risk behaviors, mental disorders, loss of productivity, road traffic injuries, liver diseases and spousal violence. Although the prevalence of alcoholism among rural males has been reported, there is a lack of information regarding the prevalence of various types of alcoholism and problem drinking along with the psychosocial and economic aspects of drinking, especially in this part of the region. To highlight these problems the various types of alcoholism and problem have been extensively analyzed in this study.

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