Drinking expenditure higher amongst educated individuals

Drinking expenditure higher amongst educated individuals

Alcohol consumption is ingrained intricately in the American culture. People with upper socio-economic status have greater economic power and thus, can buy alcohol as and when they please. However, there is a rising awareness amongst the masses about their intake of alcohol. Nevertheless, this smartness seems to be amiss amongst the educated strata of the American society. Emerging data has suggested that people who are highly educated, especially the ones possessing college degrees tend to spend excessively on buying alcohol, compared to those unable to complete high school. Continue reading

Rising trend of high-functioning alcoholism

Rising trend of high-functioning alcoholism

Alcohol can affect people in diverse ways. Some people addicted to alcohol experience severe side effects of alcoholism, while a few others are not perturbed by the negative consequences of chronic alcohol abuse. A “high-functioning alcohol consumer” is the one who is able to maintain a work-life balance despite consuming exorbitant amounts of alcohol. Continue reading