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Appetite-regulating hormones and peptides may be involved in the neurobiology of alcohol craving

Appetite-regulating hormones and peptides may be involved in the neurobiology of alcohol craving

Men and women at risk for alcohol dependence are more likely to choose a mate who also is at risk

Men and women at risk for alcohol dependence are more likely to choose a mate who also is at risk

Women might be slipping through the cracks with early drinking problem diagnosis

Women might be slipping through the cracks with early drinking problem diagnosis

Spousal choices can influence alcohol dependence

Spousal choices can influence alcohol dependence

Brief meetings with healthcare workers curb excessive drinking in men

Brief meetings with healthcare workers curb excessive drinking in men

More guns more suicides!

More guns more suicides!

Substantial need for mental health services in the general population

Substantial need for mental health services in the general population

Protein alpha synuclein plays important role in regulation of dopamine function

Protein alpha synuclein plays important role in regulation of dopamine function

Reduced brain growth in alcoholics with family drinking history

Reduced brain growth in alcoholics with family drinking history

Genetic tendency toward suicide linked to genome on chromosome 2

Genetic tendency toward suicide linked to genome on chromosome 2

Two glasses of red a day may prevent Alzheimer's

Two glasses of red a day may prevent Alzheimer's

Drinking during pregnancy linked to offspring's risk of alcohol disorders in early adulthood

Drinking during pregnancy linked to offspring's risk of alcohol disorders in early adulthood

Poor sense of smell among alcoholics associated with prefrontal cognitive dysfunction

Poor sense of smell among alcoholics associated with prefrontal cognitive dysfunction

Naltrexone may increase the urge to drink

Naltrexone may increase the urge to drink

Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step programmes for alcohol dependence

Alcoholics Anonymous and other 12-step programmes for alcohol dependence

Teen drinking a predictor for alcohol abuse later in life

Teen drinking a predictor for alcohol abuse later in life

Early drinking lifetime risk

Early drinking lifetime risk

Drinking alcohol early in life increases alcohol dependence throughout life

Drinking alcohol early in life increases alcohol dependence throughout life

Evidence-based treatments for alcohol dependence

Evidence-based treatments for alcohol dependence

Combined pharmacotherapies and behavioral interventions for alcohol dependence

Combined pharmacotherapies and behavioral interventions for alcohol dependence