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Characteristics of children of alcoholics: putative risk factors, substance use and abuse, and psychopathology.
A sample of 253 children of alcoholics (COAs) and 237 children of nonalcoholics (non-COAs) were compared on alcohol and drug use, psychopathology, cognitive ability, and personality. COAs reportedExpand
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REVIEW: Understanding the construct of impulsivity and its relationship to alcohol use disorders
There are well‐established links between impulsivity and alcohol use in humans and other model organisms; however, the etiological nature of these associations remains unclear. This is likely due, inExpand
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Revised NESARC personality disorder diagnoses: gender, prevalence, and comorbidity with substance dependence disorders.
We applied different diagnostic rules for diagnosing personality disorders to the NESARC epidemiological study of over 40,000 individuals. Specifically, unlike previous NESARC publications, weExpand
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Borderline personality disorder and substance use disorders: a review and integration.
The empirical literature on the comorbidity between borderline personality disorder (BPD) and substance use disorders (SUDs) is reviewed. BPD-SUD comorbidity data obtained from studies published fromExpand
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Relationship between the five-factor model of personality and Axis I disorders in a nonclinical sample.
The relationship between the five-factor model (FFM) of personality and Axis I disorders was evaluated in a nonclinical sample of 468 young adults. In general, scores on the 5 personality dimensionsExpand
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The development of alcohol use disorders.
Pathological alcohol use is a complex and costly problem. This chapter focuses on recent developments in the etiology of alcohol use disorders. Literature is reviewed from the fields of epidemiology,Expand
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Fear of Psychological Treatment and Its Relation to Mental Health Service Avoidance
Les auteurs etudient les relations entre la peur du traitement d'une maladie mentale et l'histoire de son propre traitement et/ou le statut du traitement actuel. L'echantillon comprend 32 sujetsExpand
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The relation between alcohol problems and the anxiety disorders.
The idea that people suffering from anxiety have a proclivity to consume alcohol to relieve their symptoms is supported by reports showing high comorbidity rates of alcohol and anxiety problems. TheExpand
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Strategic control and medial frontal negativity: beyond errors and response conflict.
Errors in timed choice tasks typically produce an error-related negativity (ERN) in the event-related potential (ERP). The error specificity of the ERN has been challenged by studies showing aExpand
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Candidate Gene–Environment Interaction Research
  • D. Dick, A. Agrawal, +6 authors K. Sher
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perspectives on psychological science : a journal…
  • 1 January 2015
Studying how genetic predispositions come together with environmental factors to contribute to complex behavioral outcomes has great potential for advancing the understanding of the development ofExpand
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