Are you in drink denial? Half of adults down too much alcohol yet barely a quarter admit doing so

Are you in drink denial Half of adults down too much alcohol yet barely a quarter ADMIT doing soFemale binge drinker drinks six units at least one day a week A male binge drinker consumes eight units at least one day a week80 per cent of women and 75 per cent of men who often drink alcohol are classified as binge drinkers, study finds By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 00:15 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:00 GMT, 27 February 2013 A unit is a small glass of wine, half a pint of lager or a measure of spirits Millions of adults fool themselves into thinking they are modest drinkers when they down enough to be classed as ‘bingers’, a study suggests. It found a huge mismatch between the amount of alcohol we say we are consuming and what is actually being bought