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Alcohol Depression

If you are trying to give up alcohol, researchers suggest that you start with a screening for depression.  That's according to a study led by researchers at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center and published in the Journal of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental, January 2008, which found, after reviewing nearly 500 alcoholics in recovery, that depression was a major roadblock in putting down that drink.

To test yourself for depression, New York University has provided this private screening quiz.  Go to  If the test is positive, please consult your doctor.

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