Age of onset of drinking dyscontrol and alcohol associated milestones in male subjects: a hospital-based questionnaire study
Dr. Shravan Kumar, Dr. Rakesh Kumar Gaur
Aim: age of onset of drinking dyscontrol and alcohol associated milestones in male subjects. Materials and Method: Thepresent hospital-based questionnaire study is conducted at the department of Psychiatry, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, U.P, India. The course of alcoholism was recorded as per a list of symptoms which covered various alcohol related social physical-mental and four drinking dyscontrol milestone were evaluated. The data was analyzed using SPSS version 20. Results: Mean age of onset of drinking was 18.91 years.The association between the age of onset of drinking dyscontrol and various social and physical & mental milestones was highly significant (P<0.001). Conclusion: age of onset of first three drinking dyscontrol milestones and majority of the social and physical-mental milestones were correlated and found in significant association.