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Experts unsurprised by level of alcohol abuse

Experts unsurprised by level of alcohol abuse

Stress increases alcoholism

Stress increases alcoholism

Amygdala activation to interpersonal threat can be specifically linked to the severity of social anxiety symptoms

Amygdala activation to interpersonal threat can be specifically linked to the severity of social anxiety symptoms

Study links low level of response (LR) to alcohol to an area on chromosome 10

Study links low level of response (LR) to alcohol to an area on chromosome 10

Strong relationship of major depressive disorder to alcohol use disorders, drug disorders and other mental health conditions

Strong relationship of major depressive disorder to alcohol use disorders, drug disorders and other mental health conditions

Family history of alcohol dependency does not relate to age of first drink

Family history of alcohol dependency does not relate to age of first drink

Relationship between drinking early in adolescence and later negative outcomes

Relationship between drinking early in adolescence and later negative outcomes

Long-term smoking linked to diminished mental proficiency

Long-term smoking linked to diminished mental proficiency

Association between long-term smoking and diminished mental proficiency

Association between long-term smoking and diminished mental proficiency

Sharper picture than previously available of major depressive disorder

Sharper picture than previously available of major depressive disorder

Anxiety disorders can compromise success of alcohol-dependence treatment

Anxiety disorders can compromise success of alcohol-dependence treatment

Nicotine patch dosage can be adjusted to provide more effective treatment for smokers with a history of alcoholism

Nicotine patch dosage can be adjusted to provide more effective treatment for smokers with a history of alcoholism

Study offers a unique perspective on the beginnings of the alcohol experience and usage patterns of 12-year-olds

Study offers a unique perspective on the beginnings of the alcohol experience and usage patterns of 12-year-olds

Less than 1 percent of health plan members are actually diagnosed with alcoholism or related disorders

Less than 1 percent of health plan members are actually diagnosed with alcoholism or related disorders

New guide to help patients who drink too much

New guide to help patients who drink too much

Office-based buprenorphine treatment for drug abuse shows promise

Office-based buprenorphine treatment for drug abuse shows promise

Buprenorphine treatment for opioid addiction shows promise

Buprenorphine treatment for opioid addiction shows promise

Causes, consequences and clinical implications of alcohol-related brain shrinkage

Causes, consequences and clinical implications of alcohol-related brain shrinkage

Depression is more common than post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among UK ex-service personnel

Depression is more common than post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among UK ex-service personnel

Women more vulnerable to chronic drinking than men are

Women more vulnerable to chronic drinking than men are