Healthy subjects with a family history of alcoholism show increased stimulative subjective effects of alcohol.

@article{Gordh2011HealthySW,
  title={Healthy subjects with a family history of alcoholism show increased stimulative subjective effects of alcohol.},
  author={Anna H V S{\"o}derpalm Gordh and Bo S{\"o}derpalm},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={1426-34}
}
BACKGROUND Research has shown that subjects with a family history positive (FHP) of alcoholism are at increased risk for alcoholism and that this group reacts differently to alcohol than family history negative (FHN) subjects. These different levels of sensitivity may make FHP persons more likely to consume alcohol. Here, we tested the hypothesis that subjects FHP for type 1 alcoholism (according to Cloninger) are more sensitive than control subjects to the stimulative, properties of alcohol… CONTINUE READING

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