Keywords : Alcohol Consumption

Association between Negatively Impacted Wellbeing and Alcohol Consumption during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jiyeon Park; Peter Anto Johnson; John Johnson; Austin Albert Mardon

Canadian Journal of Medicine, 2022, Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 38-41
DOI: 10.33844/cjm.2022.6020

Uncertainty about the future, fear of losing a loved one, and countless lockdowns and social distancing restrictions have created great stress for almost everyone during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the wellbeing of individuals has been negatively impacted. Maintaining stable wellbeing is important as is an avoidance of excessive alcohol use, as both factors can potentially harm individual health and lead to death. However, an increase in alcohol purchases and alcohol consumption has been noted globally during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, this article explores the possible connections between affected wellbeing and alcohol usage during the COVID-19 pandemic.