Visual Averaged Evoked Responses and Platelet Monoamine Oxidase in Patients Suffering From Alcoholism
In different individuals alcohol abuse may be caused by varying contributions of psychological, social or biological factors. Genetic factors seem to be of etiological importance in some alcoholics. Evidence supporting this view has emerged from studies of children adopted at an early age and raised apart from their alcoholic biological parents (Goodwin et al., 1973, Bohman, 1976). Thus, the study of personality characteristics, especially genetically determined ones, in individuals with alcoholism appears to be a useful approach.
KeywordsMonoamine Oxidase Stimulus Intensity Alcoholic Patient Monoamine Oxidase Activity Neurophysiological Measure
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