Dynamics of variations concerning age and sex of patients admitted to Alcohol Dependence Therapy Department (COTUA) of Neuropsychiatric Hospital in Lublin in 2000, 2001 and 2002
Alcoholism is undoubtedly one of the most serious types of dependence. Its harmfulness is based on common character and degradation in family and professional functioning of individual suffered from alcohol dependence. Based on analysis of available data authors of this study made an attempt to check if there were any changes in average age and gender proportions among people reported to drying-out therapy during three consecutive years. One assumed that in the case of confirmation of advanced hypothesis, this study becomes an introduction to further researches.