"As you can imagine, the study's discoveries are bountiful, but the most significant finding of all is that 'Alcoholism is a disorder of great destructive power.' In fact, alcoholism is the single strongest cause of divorce between the Grant Study men and their wives. Alcoholism was also found to be strongly coupled with neurosis and depression (which most often follows alcohol abuse, rather than preceding it). Together with cigarette smoking, alcoholism proves to be the #1 greatest cause of morbidity and death. And above a certain level, intelligence doesn't prevent the damage."