The impact of focusing a program to prevent heavier drinking on a pre-existing phenotype, the low level of response to alcohol.

@article{Schuckit2015TheIO,
  title={The impact of focusing a program to prevent heavier drinking on a pre-existing phenotype, the low level of response to alcohol.},
  author={Marc A Schuckit and Tom L Smith and Jelger A Kalmijn and Jessica R Skidmore and Peyton Clausen and Alexandra Shafir and Gretchen Saunders and Hannah Bystritsky and Kim Fromme},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2015},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={308-16}
}
BACKGROUND Heavy drinking is common during transitions from high school to college. Optimal programs for diminishing risks for high alcohol consumption often tailor the approach to the specific needs of students. This study describes the results of an Internet-based prevention protocol that tailors the information to the risk associated with a pre-existing phenotype, the Low level of Response (Low LR) to alcohol. METHODS Using stratified random assignment, 454 freshmen with Low and High LR… CONTINUE READING