By Lindsay WilsonOriginal Source: gentside.co.ukAccording to a study published in the scientific Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, one in five adults (about 53 million people) in the United States are affected by passive alcoholism, making it a ‘public health concern’ according to researchers. Katherine Karriker-Jaffe, the author of the study and senior scientist at the Alcohol Research Group at the Public Health Institute in Emeryville (United States), told CNN:
One thing to realise with the figure of one in five is that it is limited to one year. So there are probably more people who have been affected by the consumption of alcoholic beverages in their surroundings.
It is the fact of experiencing disorders related to the drunkenness of another person around him or her, such as being...click here to continue reading