The Difficulty of using a Biological Marker for Alcohol Use: A Recent Historical Overview


According to the National Health Interview Survey from 2011, 52% of adults over the age of 18 in the United States are regular drinkers [1]. However, because of the difficulty of defining alcoholism scientifically, there are few widespread statistics regarding the proportion of this group who are problem drinkers. This brings us to the field of science… (More)