Apparently the british government have determined that there are nine types of drinker – excerpt from the BBC website:
Drinkers fall into ‘nine groups’
The government believes it has identified nine types of heavy drinker as it launches a new alcohol campaign.
Department of Health research with focus groups found heavy drinkers often fell into one of a number of categories.
These ranged from de-stress and depressed drinkers to people who boozed because of boredom or to bond.
Experts said helping people to understand the reasons for their drinking habits was “very useful”.
THE NINE TYPES OF DRINKER
- Depressed drinker
- De-stress drinker
- Re-bonding drinker
- Conformist drinker
- Community drinker
- Boredom drinker
- Macho drinker
- Hedonistic drinker
- Border dependents
I don’t know about you but I need a drink after reading that lot!
See the full article here Drinkers fall into ‘nine groups’