Your Favourite Alcoholic Drink Might Be Affecting Your Emotional Well-Being

24 November, 2017, 01:26 | Author: Marjorie Miles
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The findings showed that men were significantly more likely to associate feelings of aggression with all types of alcohol, as were those categorised as heavy/dependent drinkers, who were six times more likely to do so than low risk drinkers.

Similarly, almost one quarter said spirits left them tearful, compared with 17 per cent of red wine drinkers, and nine per cent of beer and white wine drinkers. White wine, unlike red, activates very mixed emotions, from the bright and positive to negative and even aggressive.

According to Co-author Professor Mark Bellis of Public Health Wales' Director of Policy, Research and International Development, "For centuries, the history of rum, gin, vodka and other spirits has been laced with violence". The table of 'Overall reported emotions by individual type of alcoholic drink (%)', shows that only 2.57% of red wine drinkers experienced feelings of aggression, not 7.1%.

If you drink the hard stuff, you're much more likely to feel energized, confident, and sexy; those three emotions clocked in at 58.36 percent, 59.08 percent, and 42.42 percent, respectively. But it's important not to let the myths get in the way of the facts.

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Wine and beer, on the other hand, makes you feel relaxed. Men more often associated feelings of aggression with alcohol, according to the survey results.

RG: Why do you think people associate different emotional responses with different types of alcohol? .

But he added: 'It is worth also bearing in mind that there are compounds apart from alcohol in different drinks.

They speculate that people's emotions are also likely to be affected by their mood before drinking, the speed and quantity of alcohol they drank, mixed drinks and activities such as dancing and socialising.

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"This study appears to confirm the widely held perception that different drinks produce different emotional responses", James Nicholls of Alcohol Research UK and Alcohol Concern who was not involved in the study tells HuffPost UK. "These expectations and motivations for drinking will influence how people actually behave when they have been drinking, and may in some situations lead people to drink at levels likely to cause them harm". But it's not all doom and gloom in the spirit world; vodka, gin and rum turned out to be the most energy and confidence boosting cocktails of the bunch, with more than half of all respondents admitting to feelings of Dutch courage.

Not going to lie: I'd be interested to see how the effect these boozy drinks have on your emotions measures up against that study from a few years ago that found there were four types of "drunk personalities."

Alcohol has a way of controlling its connoisseurs. "Heavy episodic schema of alcohol consumption linked to greater aggression associated with alcohol in the relationship, and alcohol dependence associated with increased physical violence in families", writes BMJ Open.

You are what you eat - and drink - to some extent.

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Results of the survey were published online November 21 in BMJ Open.

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