Effects of the circadian rhythm gene period 1 (per1) on psychosocial stress-induced alcohol drinking.


OBJECTIVE Circadian and stress-response systems mediate environmental changes that affect alcohol drinking. Psychosocial stress is an environmental risk factor for alcohol abuse. Circadian rhythm gene period 1 (Per1) is targeted by stress hormones and is transcriptionally activated in corticotropin releasing factor-expressing cells. The authors hypothesized… (More)
DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2011.10111579


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