Mental Attitude: Binge Drinking Increases Suicide Risk Among Females.

Mental Attitude: Binge Drinking Increases Suicide Risk Among Females.

Women with no history of major depression who binge drink (4 drinks < 2 hours at least once every two weeks) are 2.57 times more likely to attempt suicide than their non-binge drinking peers with no history of major depression. The authors of the study advise that efforts to reduce binge drinking among females should be incorporated in community-wide suicide prevention strategies. Addictive Behavior, April 2015

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