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Can we better prevent binge drinking?
  1. N Waszkiewicz,
  2. A Szulc
  1. Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of Białystok, Choroszcz, Poland
  1. Dr N Waszkiewicz, Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of Bialystok, 16-070 Choroszcz, Poland; napwas{at}wp.pl

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Mounting evidence of an accelerating binge drinking problem has received considerable media attention in recent years.1 2 Binge drinking occurs on a third of drinking occasions.1 In their article, Herring and colleagues2 explored a confused concept of the binge drinking term. Although a number of alternative terms are used to describe the binge drinking phenomenon, the term single drinking session leading to intoxication has become widely used over recent years by researchers and politicians.2

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