The Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism: Overview

Alcohol use disorders (AUD) are common conditions influenced by both genetics and the environment. They can lead to various problems related to excessive alcohol consumption. To comprehensively investigate the causes and consequences of alcohol-related milestones, including AUD and associated psychiatric conditions, the Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism (COGA) was established in 1989.  COGA […]

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News You Can Use: How does Service Use for Alcohol Problems Relate to your Generation?

A seated young man is in a session with a female therapist

What was studied and why? Understanding the context around why people seek out help and treatment (aka services) for alcohol problems can help researchers and clinicians to better study and support those same individuals’ treatment and recovery. Service use patterns for alcohol problems have changed over the years, whether it be due to policy (e.g., […]

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