Priority 21 from the Alcohol-related Liver Disease PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What level and pattern of drinking behaviour affects the risk of getting alcohol-related liver disease (taking into account other risk factors for alcohol-related liver disease)?  (JLA PSP Priority 21)
Overall ranking 21
JLA question ID 0044/21
Explanatory note (including examples of original survey submissions) The principal issue is whether binge drinking or constant use of alcohol affects the likelihood of developing ARLD. "Is chronic exposure or binge drinking more harmful?"     "Is the severity of alcohol-related liver disease associated with quantity, frequency or type of alcohol consumed?"     "Is the severity of alcohol-related liver disease associated with age at onset of drinking or the number of years of drinking?"

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Oral and Gastrointestinnal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Submitted by 6 patients, 5 carers and 14 professionals
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0044
PSP name Alcohol-related Liver Disease
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 45 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 16 September 2016