The genetic components of alcohol and nicotine co-addiction: from genes to behavior.

@article{Schlaepfer2008TheGC,
  title={The genetic components of alcohol and nicotine co-addiction: from genes to behavior.},
  author={Isabel R Schlaepfer and Nicole R. Hoft and Marissa A. Ehringer},
  journal={Current drug abuse reviews},
  year={2008},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={124-34}
}
Co-occurrence of alcohol and nicotine addiction in humans is well documented and there is good evidence that common genes may contribute to both disorders. Although genetic factors contributing to tobacco and alcohol problem use have been well established through adoption, twin and family studies, specific genes remain to be identified and their mode of… CONTINUE READING