The impact of a family history of alcoholism on the relationship between age at onset of alcohol use and DSM-IV alcohol dependence

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Date: Spring 1998
From: Alcohol Health & Research World(Vol. 22, Issue 2)
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office
Document Type: Article
Length: 2,112 words

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Abstract :

The 1992 National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiologic Survey shows that alcohol use at a younger age and alcoholism in family history are potential risks for the development of alcoholism. However, early drinking does not necessarily lead to alcohol dependence.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A54134219