Drunk-Driving Fatalities Increasing Among Young Female Drivers

Posted on February 23rd, 2010

Men historically make up the majority of alcohol-related auto crashes, but more young women are becoming involved in drunk-driving fatalities. Dr. Virginia Tsai of the University of California San Diego and colleagues found that fatal alcohol-related crashes involving female drivers increased by 3.1 percent between 1995 and 2007, while incidents involving male drivers increased by 1.2 percent. They also found that substance abuse has increased among teenage girls.

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Study Finds Repeat DUI Offenders Have Higher Levels of Psychiatric Comorbidity

Posted on October 28th, 2009

For those who are guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol, psychiatric comorbidity – or the combination of a mental disorder and developmental disability – appears to be at a higher level. Such information is important for those seeking to better understand the psychiatric profiles of repeat DUI offenders. A better understanding of their psyche may help lead to better prevention.

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