Moderate Alcohol Use Associated With Reduced Risk of Dementia
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 17, Number 4, April 2019
Michael Posternak, MD
Dr. Posternak has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Excessive alcohol use is neurotoxic, but some studies have found that moderate alcohol intake might actually reduce the risk of dementia. Most of these studies, however, have focused on geriatric patients.