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More Links Between Alcohol and Depression

By: CBS
By: CBS

A new study on alcohol abuse and depression shows the two are more closely linked than many people think - including doctors.

Researchers found that many people who think they drink because they're depressed - are only having mood problems because they abuse alcohol.

Their depression usually goes away when they stop drinking. The study recommends that doctors consider a patients' alcohol use before prescribing anti-depressants.


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