People with a history of problem drinking in middle age have double the risk of developing severe memory impairment in later life.
Briggs, H. (2014). Middle-aged drinking ‘impairs memory’. London: BBC Health News, July 30th 2014.
History of problem drinking doubles the risk of severe memory problems in later life. London: Department of Health / Dementia Challenge, July 30th 2014.
This relates to:
Kuźma, E. Llewellyn, DJ. [and] Langa, KM. [et al] (2014). History of alcohol use disorders and risk of severe cognitive impairment: a nineteen-year prospective cohort study. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry: Official Journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. June 2014. [Epub ahead of print].