Increase of rat alcohol drinking behavior depends on the age of drinking onset.

@article{Yoshimoto2002IncreaseOR,
  title={Increase of rat alcohol drinking behavior depends on the age of drinking onset.},
  author={K. K. Yoshimoto and Masafumi Hori and Yoshihide Sorimachi and Tetsushi Watanabe and Tadashi Yano and Masahiro Yasuhara},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 8 Suppl},
  pages={63S-65S}
}
BACKGROUND Although alcohol drinking onset in younger people is associated with an increased risk of alcohol-related injuries, other factors, such as habituation and susceptibility to alcohol, in the process of aging have not been adequately examined in animal models. In the present study, we determined whether age of drinking onset affected alcohol drinking behavior and led to alcohol tolerance in experimental animals, and extrapolated some of the findings to human alcohol drinking patterns… CONTINUE READING