Can alcohol cause anxiety?


Lots More Information

Related Articles

More Great Links

Sources

  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America. "Facts & Statistics." (Sept. 7, 2014) http://www.adaa.org/about-adaa/press-room/facts-statistics
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America. "Social Anxiety Disorder and Alcohol Abuse." (Sept. 7, 2014) http://www.adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/social-anxiety-disorder/social-anxiety-and-alcohol-abuse
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America. "Substance Abuse." (Sept. 7, 2014) http://www.adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/related-illnesses/substance-abuse
  • Harding, Anne. "Alcohol and Anxiety a Risky Mix for Some." Health.com, Aug. 1, 2011. (Sept. 7, 2014) http://news.health.com/2011/08/01/alcohol-anxiety/
  • Holmes, Andrew, Paul J Fitzgerald, Kathryn P MacPherson, Lauren DeBrouse, Giovanni Colacicco, Shaun M Flynn, Sophie Masneuf, Kristen E Pleil, Chia Li, Catherine A Marcinkiewcz, Thomas L Kash, Ozge Gunduz-Cinar and Marguerite Camp. "Chronic alcohol remodels prefrontal neurons and disrupts NMDAR-mediated fear extinction encoding." Nature Neuroscience, Sept. 2, 2012. (Sept. 7, 2014) http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v15/n10/full/nn.3204.html
  • Metcalf, Eric. "Why Anxiety and Alcohol May Go Hand-in-Hand." Everyday Health, June 2, 2009. (Sept. 7, 2014) http://www.everydayhealth.com/anxiety/anxiety-and-alcohol-go-hand-in-hand.aspx
  • Robinson, Jennifer, Jitender Sareen, Brian J. Cox and James M. Bolton. "Role of Self-Medication in the Development of Comorbid Anxiety and Substance Abuse Disorders." Archives of General Psychiatry, 2011. (Sept. 7, 2014) http://archpsyc.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1107248
  • WebMD. "What is Social Anxiety Disorder?" (Sept. 7, 2014) http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/mental-health-social-anxiety-disorder