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Addiction Science Made Easy Articles

The following are cutting-edge research articles taken from the journal, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. They have been interpreted by a science writer and then rewritten in lay terms. Follow the links below to access articles relating to co-occurring disorders. Follow this link to search the complete library of Addiction Science Made Easy articles.

A Neurogenetic Approach to Alcoholism

Abnormalities in Stress Hormone Response Among Alcoholics

African-American Alcoholics: At Greater Risk for Immune Disorders?

Alcohol and Thiamine Deficiency Together: A Dangerous Combination?

Alcohol Abuse May Increase Susceptibility to HIV Infection

Alcohol Consumption Increases HIV Disease Progression of Patients Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy

Alcohol May Hasten the Progression of Cancer

Alcohol Use and Depression among Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Alcoholics Have ‘Blunted’ Responses to Psychological Stressors Such as Public Speaking

And You Thought Your Job Was Stressful

Child Abuse May Predict Social Phobia, Agoraphobia, and PTSD among Adult Alcoholics

Cognitive Neuroscience Takes on Alcohol

Exploring the Brain Chemistry of People at Risk for Alcohol Disorders

Exploring the Relationship Between Alcoholism and Serotonin One Step at a Time

Fine-Tuning the Search for Biochemical Characteristics of Alcoholics

How Alcohol Use During Pregnancy Can Lead to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

How “Negative Emotionality” Can Make You Feel Sick

How Long-Term Alcohol Consumption Can Damage the Immune System

Integrated Chemical-Dependency and Mental-Health Treatment for Adolescents

Neurosteroids: The Missing Link?

Pregnancy, Drugs & Alcohol, Emotional Instability: What Nightmares Are Made Of

Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol May Cause Temporal Processing Deficits

Researchers Find a Strong Connection Between "Behavioral Undercontrol" and Stimulation from Alcohol

Searching for Anxiety Relief in Alcohol Can Be Dangerous

Suicidal Behavior Among Alcoholics

Teen-Age Girls, Depression, Alcoholism, and Brain Activity

Untangling the Matrix of Risk Factors for Alcoholism


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