The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

How much are we Drinking During COVID-19? [60 Sec Psych]

November 18, 2020

In March of 2020 sales of alcohol increased by 54% in stores and 262% in online purchases compared to 2019. But then again people were stocking up on everything last March as they hunkered down for an indeterminate quarantine. But what we need to know is how much of that alcohol are people actually drinking? This study by Michael S. Pollard and colleagues from JAMA Open Network compared rates from May of 2019 to June of 2020 using an online survey. [Link]

Published On: 11/18/2020

Duration: 1 minute, 56 seconds

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