Sentences to ponder

alone by Lst1984
alone by Lst1984

Marc Schuckit discussing findings from a 30-year study of nearly 400 men:

“If you’re an alcoholic, you’re going to have a lot of mood problems,” Schuckit said. “And you may be tempted to say, ‘Well, I drink a lot because I’m depressed.’ You may be right, but it’s even more likely that you’re depressed because you drink heavily.”

One thought on “Sentences to ponder

  1. Great comment and true. I have had many clients try to argue that they drink because they are depressed and I’ve advised them; alcohol is a depressant. Even if they did drink because they are depressed, alcohol exacerbates depression.

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