Research based in France has discovered an association between alcohol use disorders and dementia risk, particularly regarding the risk of developing early-onset dementia (i.e. with onset at an age less than 65 years).
Alcohol and dementia: What’s the truth? London: BBC Health News, February 21st 2018.
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Schwarzinger, M. Pollock, BG. [and] Hasan, OSM. [et al]; QalyDays Study Group (2018). Contribution of alcohol use disorders to the burden of dementia in France 2008–13: a nationwide retrospective cohort study. Lancet Public Health. February 20th 2018, [Epub ahead of print].