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Study finds lesbians more likely to drink to excess

The University of Melbourne claims gay women can stop symptoms of depression if they have children.\n

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28th December 2012 07:24

Alessia Valenza

An Australian study has found gay women are more likely to drink excessively as a result of depression.

The University of Melbourne studied the correlation between excessive drinking, recreational drug use and the mental health among lesbians 18 years and over.

Professor Ruth McNair found lesbian, bisexual and transgender women are two to three times more likely to experience depression and anxiety, Australian News reports.

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