Sweet liking and family history of alcoholism in hospitalized alcoholic and non-alcoholic patients.

@article{KampovPolevoy2001SweetLA,
  title={Sweet liking and family history of alcoholism in hospitalized alcoholic and non-alcoholic patients.},
  author={Alexey B Kampov-Polevoy and Marina V Tsoi and Edwin E. Zvartau and Nikolai G Neznanov and Elena Khalitov},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  year={2001},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={165-70}
}
The present study was designed to test the hypothesis that preference for stronger sweet solutions may be associated with the genetic risk for alcoholism. Thirty-two male patients with alcohol dependence admitted for alcoholism in-patient treatment and 25 non-alcoholic control subjects were used in the study. Hedonic response to sweets was evaluated using the sweet preference test. Family history of alcoholism was evaluated using a Russian version of the Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test… CONTINUE READING

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