Smoking and the Genetic Contribution to Alcohol Dependence Risk

About the Course:

Genes influence a person’s risk of becoming a smoker or an alcohol dependent individual. Uncovering the mechanisms underlying this association may have important implications for both treatment and prevention.

Author

Pamela A. F. Madden, Ph.D., et al.

About the Author:

Pamela A. F. Madden, Ph.D. and two of her co-authors are professors of psychology, epidemiology, and psychiatry at the Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. They are also associated with the Missouri Alcoholism Center.

Course Objectives:

  1. to discuss the role of genetics in smoking and alcohol dependence

  2. to learn more about the genetic connection between smoking and alcohol dependence

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