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Genetic Factors in Alcoholism: A Theoretical Model

  • Marc A. Schuckit


Research into alcoholic phenomena has made great strides in recent years (1), Much of our understanding of tolerance, withdrawal from brain depressants, and postwithdrawal syndromes has arisen from careful observation of alcoholics, making comparisons with the physiological status of normal controls.


Family History Positive Family History Negative Major Psychiatric Disorder Acute Reaction Acute Tolerance 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc A. Schuckit
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  1. 1.Alcohol Treatment Program, Veterans AdministrationUniversity of California San Diego Medical SchoolSan DiegoUSA

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