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Heavy episodic drinking

Similar term(s): binge drinking.

Definition:

As used in the GreenFacts Digest on Alcohol, “heavy episodic drinking” refers to drinking occasions leading to drunkenness, often measured as having more than a certain number of drinks on one occasion.

Source: based on the GreenFacts Digest on Alcohol

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Please note that the term tends to be used in different ways in different surveys.

Source: based on the GreenFacts Digest on Alcohol

Related words:

Alcohol - Alcohol dependence - Drunkenness - Heavy drinking

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GreenFacts Summary on Alcohol:

Translation(s):

Español: Episodios de consumo excesivo de alcohol
Français: Consommation excessive occasionnelle d’alcool

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