By Steve Doughty Social Affairs Correspondent For The Daily Mail
Published: 00:00 GMT, 14 January 2021 | Updated: 00:06 GMT, 14 January 2021
Young middle-class women are the most likely to turn to drink to cope with lockdown, a study says.
A quarter of all drinkers increased their alcohol intake after stay-at-home rules were imposed last spring.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Most of these were younger educated women on above-average salaries.
Research from University College London found young middle-class educated women are most likely to turn to drink to cope with lockdown according to a survey conducted last spring
Researchers suggest women may be more vulnerable to lockdown anxieties over money and jobs, and may also face an added burden of looking after children and home schooling.
The University College London survey of 30,000 people, taken during the first fortnight of the first lockdown, follows widespread concern that boredom, loneliness,