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Effect of COVID-19 lockdown on alcohol consumption in patients with pre-existing alcohol use disorder

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Management of patients with liver derangement during the COVID-19 pandemic: an Asia-Pacific position statement
We agree with the Editorial in the July, 2020, issue of The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology, which emphasised the concerning long-term implications of lockdowns implemented to flatten the epidemic curve of COVID-19 on the health behaviour of individuals with alcohol-use disorder.

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The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Drinking alone: COVID-19, lockdown, and alcohol-related harm.