Latest I alcoholism Stories

2011-05-24 15:30:00

Scientists have long known that people who have a close relative with alcohol problems themselves run an increased risk of starting to abuse alcohol. The reason for this has not been known, but a new study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, provides part of the answer. The study shows that people who have a close relative who is an alcoholic react more positively to alcohol than other people. The study has been published in the scientific journal Alcohol: Clinical & Experimental...

2011-05-16 20:45:07

    * Children with a family history of alcoholism (FHP) have a higher risk for becoming alcoholic themselves.    * Of the two classifications of alcoholism "“ types I and II "“ the former is less severe but more prevalent.    * New findings show that a "moderate" alcohol dose can increase subjective responses of stimulation and elevate positive mood state in individuals with an FHP of type I alcoholism. Researchers have long known...

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