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RESEARCH NOTE: Traumatic Events Drive Drug, Alcohol Use Only Slightly Higher

05/19/2009 - ATIN - A study published in Science Daily shows that drug and alcohol use spiked in the wake of terror attacks like the September 2001 Al Queada attack, but not as high as might be thought in the popular imagination.

The article said only about seven percent of respondants to the survey, which also included the Oklahoma City bombing (1995) and other terror events, reported an increase in drug and alcohol use in in the wake of traumatic events.

Here is the link to the Science Daily article:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/05/090511101700.htm

Newswire Staff

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