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Institute for Therapy and Health Research, Harmsstrasse 2, 24114, Kiel, Germany; Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Enugu-Onitsha Express Way, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria; Department of Social and Political Sciences, Brunel University London Uxbridge, London UB8 3PW, UK. Electronic address:
Background: The sociocultural norms moderating alcohol consumption in Nigeria were more permissive for men than women in the traditional era. Alcohol use among young people was taboo, and intoxication among men who occupy drinking spaces was punished. In contemporary Nigeria, heavy drinking and the 'culture of intoxication' are reified features of some young people's leisure lives. Read More