Genetic influences on alcohol consumption patterns and problem drinking: results from the Australian NH&MRC twin panel follow-up survey.

@article{Heath1994GeneticIO,
  title={Genetic influences on alcohol consumption patterns and problem drinking: results from the Australian NH&MRC twin panel follow-up survey.},
  author={A Christopher Heath and Nicholas G. Martin},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1994},
  volume={708},
  pages={72-85}
}
Self-report questionnaire data from 3,000 adult twin pairs participating in the 1988-1989 follow-up survey of the Australian NH&MRC twin panel were analyzed to determine (1) the contribution of genetic factors to risk of problem drinking in males and females; and (2) the magnitude of the correlation between genetic effects on problem drinking and genetic effects on alcohol consumption level. Significant genetic contributions were found both for average weekly consumption of alcohol and for… CONTINUE READING

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