Or so researchers now say. Using data from the Nord-Trondelag Health study that included information about drinking habits and mental health of more than 38,000 participants, Norwegian scientists have found that those who are moderate drinkers are less prone to depression.
"Abstainers" are at the highest risk for depression and this is a surprising find since we have associated alcoholism with depression for a long time. The only explanation suggested by the authors of the study is that, in societies where drinking is common, even normal, abstinence may be associated with the socially marginalized, or with particular personality traits that are associated with depression.
Well, this is good news to us because now we can use this an excuse to drink! However, the key word here is moderate drinking, which is defined by the U.S Department of Health and Human Services as drinking no more than one drink a day for women and no more than two for men.
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