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2011-10-16 21:39:40

In a national survey of undergraduates, roughly six percent met criteria for current alcohol dependence (AD), and approximately 31 percent met criteria for current alcohol abuse.

2011-08-16 12:40:26

One of the ways an alcohol dependence (AD) diagnosis can be made is through measurement of biological markers of hepatic injury such as gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT) and mean corpuscular volume (MCV).

2011-08-16 12:22:42

Researchers know that gender differences exist in the prevalence, characteristics, and course of alcohol dependence (AD).

2011-06-16 12:17:18

People seeking help for their alcohol or other drug problems enter treatment with very different levels of motivation to change.

2011-03-28 22:50:16

When the recent decision was made to merge the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) into a yet unnamed institution, there were a lot of questions as to how, and even why, it needed to be done.

2011-02-14 08:35:16

A new report reveals drinking during one's teen years can lead to long- and short-term consequences.

2011-02-07 15:03:01

Women who are satisfied with everyday life and are involved in leisure activities rarely have problems with alcohol, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

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2011-01-28 11:05:00

Retired NFL players use painkillers at a much higher rate than the rest of us.

2011-01-20 07:49:02

A new study reveals alcoholism can have an impact on when you say your "I dos" and how long the commitment lasts.

2011-01-18 22:57:01

There has been an abundance of research on the associations between drinking behavior and marital status, but many questions remain regarding the timing of when an individual gets married and divorced and if there is any relation to alcohol use.


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