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A 2012 study suggests that a habit of binge drink risks serious brain damage including increasing memory loss later in adulthood.<ref>http://alcoholism.about.com/cs/binge/a/aa000818a.htm</ref><ref>http://www.scripps.edu/newsandviews/e_20121022/koob.html</ref>
== Atheism, binge drinking and suicide ==
Binge drinking is a potent risk factor for suicide.<ref>O'Connell, H; Lawlor, BA (October–December 2005). "Recent alcohol intake and suicidality--a neuropsychological perspective". Irish journal of medical science 174 (4): 51–4</ref> Atheists have a [[Atheism and suicide|higher suicide rate]] than the general population.