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The Not-So-Obvious Link Between Alcohol And Anxiety

Law360, New York (February 13, 2017, 9:21 PM EST) -- Approximately 20 percent of the general population experiences an anxiety disorder at least once in their lifetime. Law students and lawyers, however, report to struggle with anxiety at twice that rate.[1] “The official number is that something like a gazillion lawyers are stressed out, and that amounts to a bajillion percent of the profession.”[2]

But what if pouring over a lengthy legal opinion while pouring a nightly glass of wine is actually contributing to, and not alleviating, the high levels of stress widely reported in the...
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