Familial density of alcoholism: effects on psychophysiological responses to ethanol.

@article{McCaul1991FamilialDO,
  title={Familial density of alcoholism: effects on psychophysiological responses to ethanol.},
  author={Mary E McCaul and Jaylan S. Turkkan and Dace S Svikis and George E. Bigelow},
  journal={Alcohol},
  year={1991},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={219-22}
}
Recent research findings suggest that the patterning of familial alcoholism may critically determine ethanol sensitivity and severity of alcohol-related problems in the offspring. The present study examined the effects of familial alcoholism density on psychophysiological responses to ethanol administration in college males. Subjects with a positive family history of alcoholism were classified into affected biological father only (LD-FHP) versus both father and at least one second-degree… CONTINUE READING

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