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Again, this points to drinking as a behavior employed to self-medicate mood symptoms as a potential target for preventive interventions aimed at reducing the occurrence of alcohol dependence.
11] Therefore, the current study is aimed at comparing early and late onset alcohol dependent patients in terms of their demographics, family history of alcohol dependence, severity of dependence, and alcohol-induced psychiatric disorders, which would add valuable information to the existing western literature from an Indian perspective.
Conclusions: "Dry" policies do not diminish problematic alcohol consumption and abuse, but are associated with substantial decreases in the onset of alcohol dependence.
Genes encoding several variants of alcohol-metabolizing enzymes are among the largest genetic associations with the risk for alcohol dependence (Li 2000).
Biopharmaceutical company MediciNova (Nasdaq GM:MNOV) reported on Tuesday that it has completed enrollment in a clinical trial of 24 subjects in the study of MN-166 (ibudilast) in alcohol dependence.
In the present study, we aimed to identify the risk genes for alcohol dependence and the pathways that are enriched in alcohol dependence-related genes.
Other studies have identified additional risk factors that distinguish individuals with alcohol dependence who do attempt suicide from those who don't: early onset of alcohol dependence, childhood trauma, a family history of suicidal behavior, and tobacco dependence.
The authors randomized 349 patients with alcohol dependence leaving three residential programs to treatment as usual (n=179) for a year or treatment plus a smartphone (n=170) with the Addiction-Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System (A-CHESS) application.
Although reliability of the DSM-IV-TR alcohol dependence diagnosis was strongly and consistently supported and is, in fact, one of the most reliable disorders in the DSM-IV-TR, the reliability for abuse was significantly lower, with kappa reliability coefficients around 0.
Alcohol dependence is a serious medical problem, afflicting approximately 10 million people in the US.
The researchers assessed physical and psychological manifestations of alcohol use in those between ages 28 and 92, including when alcohol dependence began, ages when each first got married, and if he or she separated from marriage.

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