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Poor response inhibition as a predictor of problem drinking and illicit drug use in adolescents at risk for alcoholism and other substance use disorders.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the predictive power of executive functions, in particular, response inhibition, in relation to alcohol-related problems and illicit drug use in adolescence. METHOD A total ofExpand
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Normative Symbol Digit Modalities Test performance in a community-based sample.
The Symbol Digit Modalities Test is a substitution task that is the inverse of the Digit Symbol Test. The familiar task of filling numbers in boxes, and the availability of an oral administration,Expand
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Insomnia, self-medication, and relapse to alcoholism.
OBJECTIVE This study was an investigation of the frequencies of insomnia and its self-medication with alcohol in a group of alcoholic patients, as well as the relationship of these variables toExpand
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Childhood and adolescent resiliency, regulation, and executive functioning in relation to adolescent problems and competence in a high-risk sample.
This study first examined the respective relations of resiliency and reactive control with executive functioning. It then examined the relationship of these different domains to the development ofExpand
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Anticipating problem alcohol use developmentally from childhood into middle adulthood: what have we learned?
  • R. Zucker
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Addiction
  • 1 May 2008
This commentary reviews and comments on six major longitudinal studies from the United States, Great Britain and Finland, that test predictive models of drinking and problem drinking behavior acrossExpand
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Pooling data from multiple longitudinal studies: the role of item response theory in integrative data analysis.
There are a number of significant challenges researchers encounter when studying development over an extended period of time, including subject attrition, the changing of measurement structuresExpand
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Early Developmental Processes and the Continuity of Risk for Underage Drinking and Problem Drinking
Developmental pathways to underage drinking emerge before the second decade of life. Many scientists, however, as well as the general public, continue to focus on proximal influences surrounding theExpand
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Forgiveness and Alcohol Problems Among People Entering Substance Abuse Treatment
Abstract Forgiveness is argued to be highly relevant to problematic substance use, yet supportive empirical evidence is lacking. Findings are presented from a longitudinal study exploring theExpand
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Serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism, peripheral indexes of serotonin function, and personality measures in families with alcoholism.
A functional polymorphism in the regulatory region of the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR) is considered to be a plausible candidate gene for anxiety-related personality traits and forExpand
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Alcohol Use and the Alcohol Use Disorders: A Developmental‐Biopsychosocial Systems Formulation Covering the Life Course
ALCOHOLISM AND THE ALCOHOL USE DISORDERS 620 HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION AND ISSUES FOR THE FIELD 621 EPIDEMIOLOGY 623 A MULTILEVEL NET FOR DEVELOPMENTAL VARIATION 625 VARIATIONS IN RISK AND COURSE OFExpand
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