Alcoholism in Belgium

Alcohol kills emotions


Alcohol dependent patients have difficulties in identifying emotion in faces, voices and musical excerpts. Even after a long period of abstinence. This was revealed by a study conducted by a team of psychologists at ...

Easy glass youth


"Alcohol? It is not forbidden to talk about it”. With this slogan, the French-speaking Brabant Wallon region relaunch for the second consecutive year an initiative to fight alcohol among young Belgians. The campaign's main ...

22 drinks a week


The alcohol quantity consumed by young Belgian is 22 glasses for week. Compared to 2010, the consumption of wine and beer are unchanged, whereas it has increased that of breezer drinks (+14). The data have ...