alcoholism

Resiliency in early teens can protect against later substance use

Resiliency in early teens can protect against later substance use

June 5, 2012

Resiliency is a measure of┬ápeople’s ability to flexibly adapt their behaviors to fit the surroundings in which they find themselves. Low resiliency during childhood has been linked to later alcohol/drug problems during the teenage years. A new study has examined brain function and connectivity to assess linkages between resiliency and working

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Scientists explore new link between genetics, alcoholism and the brain

Scientists explore new link between genetics, alcoholism and the brain

April 12, 2011

Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System have uncovered a new link between genetic variations associated with alcoholism, impulsive behavior and a region of the brain involved in craving and anxiety. The results, published online April 12 in Molecular Psychiatry, suggest that variations

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