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Men’s Health Features UVM Professor’s Study on Anger and Alcohol

Angry men are more likely to drink heavily than those who are more even-tempered, shows research lead by Valerie Harder, assistant professor of psychiatry, and picked up by Men’s Health magazine. According to the story, though men presumably drink to feel better, the opposite effect occurs. Harder’s findings show that “increased alcohol use significantly predicted less happiness the next day.” Read the story...