Identification of Aging Adults with Alcohol Problems

  • Richard H. Blake
  • Wayne Harrison
Part of the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Reviews book series (DAAR, volume 7)


Even without the potential impact of alcohol use, aging is associated with numerous changes that put the elderly at increased risk for accidents. Changes in vision, hearing, coordination, strength, and flexibility are only a few examples. Many health conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, and the comparatively heavy use of medications,’•2are all factors placing the elderly in special jeopardy from alcohol use.


Alcohol Problem Aging Adult Problem Drinker Dependence Symptom Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire 
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