Alcohol craving and demand mediate the relation between posttraumatic stress symptoms and alcohol-related consequences.

@article{Tripp2015AlcoholCA,
  title={Alcohol craving and demand mediate the relation between posttraumatic stress symptoms and alcohol-related consequences.},
  author={Jessica C Tripp and Lidia Z Meshesha and Jenni B Teeters and Alison M Pickover and Meghan E. McDevitt-Murphy and James G. Murphy},
  journal={Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={324-31}
}
Posttraumatic stress (PTS) symptoms are associated with alcohol-related consequences, but there is a need to understand mediators that may help explain the reasons for this relationship. Individuals with PTS may experience elevated craving and alcohol reward value (demand), which may contribute to risk for alcohol-related consequences. We examined relationships between PTS status, craving, alcohol demand, and alcohol-related consequences in PTS-positive (n = 64) and PTS-negative (n = 200… CONTINUE READING

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