Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research (ACER) was founded by the National Council on Alcoholism (now the NCADD). Alcoholism and alcohol abuse cause significant social and medical harm, and research into the etiology and consequences of alcohol use is essential to guide prevention, treatment and policy. ACER gives readers direct access to the most significant and current research findings on the nature and management of alcoholism and alcohol-related disorders. Each month this journal brings basic science researchers and health care professionals the latest clinical studies and research findings on alcoholism, alcohol-induced syndromes and organ damage. The journal includes categories of basic science, clinical research, and treatment methods

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Addiction

One in four older adults not asked about alcohol use

(HealthDay)—More than one-quarter of older adults who use alcohol are not asked about their drinking by their physician, according to a study published online July 29 in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Heavy drinking may impair men's ability to recognize facial emotions

Alcohol intoxication is linked to impairments in the ability to interpret other people's facial expressions, especially in men, according to a new study. The findings may help explain why alcohol use is often associated with ...

Addiction

Minority of those with AUD referred to, receive treatment

(HealthDay)—Individuals with alcohol use disorder (AUD) frequently utilize health care and receive screening for alcohol use, but few are referred to or receive treatment, according to a study published online May 16 in ...

Addiction

Alcohol problems are severely undertreated, researchers report

Some 16 million Americans are believed to have alcohol use disorder, and an estimated 93,000 people in the U.S. die from alcohol-related causes each year. Both of those numbers are expected to grow as a result of heavier ...

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