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A study by University of Washington psychologists shows some people continue to drink heavily because of perceived positive effects, despite experiencing negative effects such as hangovers, fights and regrettable sexual situations.
A new University of Cincinnati study, the first of its kind nationally, is showing how binge drinking among adolescents and young adults could be causing serious damage to a brain thatâ€™s still under development at this age.
BETHESDA, Md., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don't mix.
While alcohol has a wide range of pharmacological effects on the body, the brain is a primary target.
People seeking help for their alcohol or other drug problems enter treatment with very different levels of motivation to change.
Scientists have long known that people who have a close relative with alcohol problems themselves run an increased risk of starting to abuse alcohol.
Children with a family history of alcoholism (FHP) have a higher risk for becoming alcoholic themselves.
Binge drinking, which is widespread among university students, especially in the United States, has been found to destroy long term memory even in young adults.
Researchers have long known that individuals with a positive family history of alcoholism (FHP) are at an increased risk themselves for alcoholism.
Recovery Now TV reports that a new study from The University of Copenhagen points to the fact that children of parents with drinking problems are at an increased risk for alcoholism treatment.
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