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Binge drinking

Unculture of excessive drinking, which developed among young people in England in the 1990s (binge = binge, drinking). Especially on weekends, alcohol is consumed “until you drop” or until you get completely intoxicated. In German, this is also known as "fighting drinking", "drinking intoxication", drinking betting "or" komatrinken "(also drinking). Incidentally, the latter was chosen as the word of the year 2007 in Austria. As a result of this self-destructive alcohol abuse, the risk of alcohol-related accidents, violence, suicides and illnesses increases. See also on the topic below alcoholism. health and intoxication,

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