Age of first drink matters for future behavior.
According to York, "Men and lifetime pathological drinkers reported an earlier age at first drink than women or non-pathological drinkers." Researchers could not draw a conclusion on whether the early drinking actually causes alcohol problems later, saying that a separate factor may account for both the earlier drinking and the later problems.
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|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Nov 1, 2004|
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