The lifetime prevalence of heavy and problem drinking was found to be significantly higher in a sample of homosexual women (N=57) compared to a demographically matched sample of heterosexual women (N=43). This prevalence of excessive drinking is not explained by personality traits, psychiatric diagnosis, gender identity, history of frequenting gay bars, or family history of alcoholism.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Psychiatry|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1982|