J W Ewing

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Blum et al (1990) have recently examined a restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) detected by TaqI RFLP to the dopamine D2 receptor gene (DRD2) in deceased alcoholics and nonalcoholics, and reported an association between alcoholism and the A1 allele. Subsequent studies, however, by other investigators have failed to confirm this. We have examined(More)
The concurrent validities of five self-report alcoholism measures were compared in a psychiatric hospital population using Diagnostic Interview Schedule (DIS) alcohol dependence module outputs as criterion. The Michigan Alcohol Screening Test was the most accurate identifier of alcohol dependence at some point in the subjects' life, while the CAGE interview(More)
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