GENETIC ADDICTION RISK SCORE (GARS) ANALYSIS: EXPLORATORY DEVELOPMENT OF POLYMORPHIC RISK ALLELES IN POLY-DRUG ADDICTED MALES

@inproceedings{Blum2010GENETICAR,
  title={GENETIC ADDICTION RISK SCORE (GARS) ANALYSIS: EXPLORATORY DEVELOPMENT OF POLYMORPHIC RISK ALLELES IN POLY-DRUG ADDICTED MALES},
  author={Kenneth Blum and John Giordano and Siobhan Morse and Yiyun Liu and J Tan and Abdalla Bowirrat and Andrew Smolen and Roger L. Waite and Margaret A. Madigan and Mallory M Kerner and G Holistic and Weil Cornell},
  year={2010}
}
There is a need to classify patients at genetic risk for drug seeking behavior prior to or upon entry to residential and or non-residential chemical dependency programs. We have determined based on a literature review, that there are seven risk alleles associated with six candidate genes that were studied in this patient population of recovering poly-drug abusers. To determine risk severity of these 26 patients we calculated the percentage of prevalence of the risk alleles and provided a… CONTINUE READING

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