Research Society on Alcoholism

The Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) is a learned society of over 1600 active members based in Austin, Texas. Its objective is to advance research on alcoholism and the physiological and cognitive effects of alcohol. The RSA holds an annual meeting and, together with the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism, sponsors the publication of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, published by Wiley-Blackwell.

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http://www.rsoa.org/
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The effects of alcohol in real-life social interactions

Alcohol use in social settings can have both desirable and undesirable effects – ranging from better mood and less anxiety to verbal and physical aggression, including violence. These outcomes often reflect the interplay ...

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Researchers study inebriation at sporting events

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Which bar patrons underestimate their inebriation the most?

Prior research suggests that college students, males, and people drinking alcohol at restaurants, bars, and nightclubs are at particularly high risk for driving after drinking. Breath-testing devices are not usually found ...

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The feasibility of injectable versus oral naltrexone

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Women drinkers are more diverse than men

People drink alcohol for a number of reasons. This study focused on understanding why people drink and the consequences of their drinking. First, researchers identified "clusters" of drinkers in New Zealand, based on how ...

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Immune system suppression may be related to problem drinking

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