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A study finding a huge increase in alcoholism may have been seriously flawed

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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Last week, multiple media outlets, including the Washington Post, Bloomberg, and, yes, Vox, reported on a study in JAMA Psychiatry that had an alarming finding: The rate of alcohol use disorder (alcoholism) in the US increased by more than 49 percent from 2001-’02 and 2012-’13.