Does vodka actually make you more aggressive?

Spirits such as vodka gin or rum are more likely to draw out negative feelings compared to other alcoholic drinks researchers say

Spirits such as vodka gin or rum are more likely to draw out negative feelings compared to other alcoholic drinks researchers say

Almost a third of spirit drinkers associated this product with feelings of aggression, compared with only about 2.5% of red-wine drinkers. As it turns out, having a beer or a glass of wine does tend to make you feel more relaxed.

Hard liquor causes the wildest mood swings, the researchers found.

Beer had perhaps the least remarkable effect on most people: Although it can boost confidence and relax you a bit, as evinced by its percentages of 44.54 and 49.87 respectively, and maybe make you a little sleepy (hi there, 38.92 reporting rate), the beverage's scores in everything else where wholly ordinary, especially in comparison to some of the other options on the list: Spirits will make you more energized, ill, aggressive, and restless; spirits and red wine will make you more tearful; and both kinds of wine will make you feel sexier. But men were significantly more likely to associate feelings of aggression with all types of alcohol, as were those categorised as heavy or dependent drinkers, who were six times more likely to do so than low risk drinkers.

Practically, the researchers think that showing the relationship between drinking and emotions could lead to better ways to help people who may have a drinking problem.

A group of researchers from the United Kingdom (where else?) set out to see how different types of alcohol affect your mood. The changes that they studied were based on emotional stage.

"They clearly lay out that sometimes people will use alcohol to regulate their emotions - not only negative emotions, but positive emotions as well", Krakower said.

The study looked at responses to the world's largest online survey of legal and illicit drug and alcohol use amount adults, called the Global Drug Survey. The survey ran from November 2015 to January 2016.

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A quarter of individuals said drinking spirits induced tearfulness

The authors, writing in the BMJ Open journal, said: "Understanding emotions associated with alcohol consumption is imperative to addressing alcohol misuse, providing insight into what emotions influence drink choice between different groups in the population".

People who are intoxicated often simply don't remember what happened to them during the repast and after it, for sure, that their behavior does not change much, though it is not so. This can result in a quicker stimulating effect as blood alcohol levels increase. Such prices can encourage consumption at levels harmful to the health of the drinker and through violence and injuries also represent a risk to the people around them'.

These effects of alcohol are negative.

The desired mood of your Thanksgiving meal should determine what type of alcohol you serve: red wine for a sleepy, relaxed atmosphere or spirits for a sexy, confident air.

There's one notable exception, however.

It is worth noting that in the study it was found that the response to alcohol also depends on the age and gender of the person, have used it. It may be due to the nature of the drink, such as different ingredients, alcohol content, and the amounts consumed. They answered a series of questions about alcohol, in particular how much they eat, what drinks I prefer, and what do you feel after eating.

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