Workaholics Drink More Alcohol

January 19, 2015 12:16 PM

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A new study shows that 48 hours of work per week or more lead to a tendency to drinking a lot in quantity, and more often. The study involved 14 different countries and about 330 000 people of different ages, working groups, generations. The results say that those who work more than the normal norm, are 11 percent more predisposed to drinking heavily. In the study, it is specified that heavily drinking means more than 14 drinks per week for women and 21 drinks per week for men. That means 3 drinks per day for a man. It’s quite a lot, taking into consideration the fatigue, the other responsibilities besides work and the obvious sleep deprivation.

Analyzing the numbers, Cassandra Okechukwu who comes from the Harvard School of Public Health has been invited to write an editorial in which she concluded that 11 percent of the people in 14 countries means 2 million people who drink very much because of their stressing jobs that keeps them overti...

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