The Impact of Gene–Environment Interaction on Alcohol Use Disorders

@inproceedings{Dick2012TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Gene–Environment Interaction on Alcohol Use Disorders},
  author={Danielle M Dick and Kenneth S. Kendler},
  booktitle={Alcohol research : current reviews},
  year={2012}
}
This article describes three types of gene-environment interactions and the challenges inherent in interpreting these interactions. It also reports on what is known about gene-environment interactions in the field of alcohol use disorders (AUDs). Twin studies of the interaction of genetic and environmental influences on AUDs have resulted in relatively consistent findings and have suggested general mechanisms for interaction effects. These studies generally find that environments that exert… CONTINUE READING