alcohol-dependent love



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  • n. a person suffering from the disease of alcoholism.

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  • adj. addicted to alcohol


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  • The research "represents an important step in understanding how the brain changes when it moves from a normal to an alcohol-dependent state," lead researcher Marisa Roberto, an associate professor at the Scripps Research Institute, said in a Scripps news release.

    Stress hormone may be key to alcoholism

  • Several studies of alcohol-dependent patients treated with the drug naltrexone found that those with one variation of an opioid-receptor gene had a significantly lower rate of relapse than those with a different variation.

    In Search of Alcoholism Genes

  • Between 10% and 20% of the population has this variation, which is also thought to prote ct against becoming alcohol-dependent.

    In Search of Alcoholism Genes

  • If you've done any three of these seven, you meet the criteria for alcohol-dependent:

    In Search of Alcoholism Genes

  • Men are more likely than women to become alcohol-dependent, while women suffer disproportionately from depression, which has increased markedly in the last four decades.

    A third of Europeans are suffering from a mental disorder in any one year

  • In a groundbreaking new study titled Alcoholics Anonymous attendance following 12-step treatment participation as a link between alcohol-dependent fathers 'treatment involvement and their children's externalizing problems in the January 2009 issue of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment researchers Jasmina Andreas and Timothy O'Farrell in association with Brown University, Harvard Medical School and VA Boston Healthcare System proposed that fathers' greater treatment involvement in 12-step attendance would benefit later child behavior.

    Darren Littlejohn: The 12 Steps: A Necessary But Not Sufficient Cause For Recovery

  • A prime example of this is the alcohol-dependent person who has to have a drink early in the morning to avoid the “shakes,” one of the symptoms of the addiction itself.

    Helping the Addict You Love

  • "While we knew that many young adults had problematic involvement with alcohol from our research on college-aged drinkers, we were certainly surprised by the proportion of alcohol-dependent individuals who fell into that young adult cluster," Moss tells WebMD.

    New Study Shows There are 5 Types of Alcoholics | Impact Lab

  • ~ Study Finds Reduced Brain Growth In Alcoholics With Family Drinking History -- "The brains of alcohol-dependent individuals are affected not only by their own heavy drinking, but also by genetic or environmental factors associated with their parents' drinking, according to a new study by researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)."

    Speedlinking 2/27/06

  • Legally, the parents could kick an alcohol-dependent 18-year old out into the street.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Parents Guilty for Permitting Drinking in Their Home:


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