Why the Decrease in Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages in Italy between the 1970s and the 2000s? Shedding Light on an Italian Mystery
Allamani, Allaman, Prina, Franco, Contemporary Drug Problems
Between the 1970s and 2000s several changes occurred in the amount and pattern of alcohol drinking in Europe. The case of Italy, with a sharp drop in wine consumption despite the lack of any preventative measure, seems paradoxical and needed a specific study. The research aim was to demonstrate that significant changes in lifestyle conditions that started taking place in the early 1970s in Italy are able to explain the strong reduction in wine consumption during the period.
KEY WORDS: Drinking cultures, drinking pattern, prevention, lifestyle conditions.
The problem: European cultures and changes in alcohol consumption
It is well known that different cultures have …
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Publication information: Article title: Why the Decrease in Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages in Italy between the 1970s and the 2000s? Shedding Light on an Italian Mystery. Contributors: Allamani, Allaman - Author, Prina, Franco - Author. Journal title: Contemporary Drug Problems. Volume: 34. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 2007. Page number: 187+. © 2003 Federal Legal Publications, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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