From the February 1976 magazine.

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TM vs. Alcohol

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Forty percent of 126 subjects who had practiced Transcendental Meditation for more than two years reported discontinuation of use of wine and beer within the first six months. After 25-39 months of meditation, this figure increased to 60%. None of the 90 controls discontinued use. In addition, 54% of the meditators, versus 1% of the control group, had stopped drinking hard liquor.

-- American Journal of Psychiatry

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