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Genetic signs of alcoholism in women studied for the first time
Date:2/19/2013

om half were men and the other half women. The critical value of inclusion in this group was the intake of alcohol in excess of 70 g/day in men and 42 g/day in women, values very similar to the WHO classification for the group of "individuals with hazardous intake".

The large size of the sample enabled stratification by sex and adjustment by environmental variables which affect alcohol intake to be done, "which makes the results obtained highly reliable," explains Celorrio. "Until now, the Spanish Caucasian population has been studied by means of small samples and with very few women," he adds. The results relating to the metabolic genes have been published in the journal Addiction.

Due to obtainment difficulties, in the study on patients with dependence it was not possible to have such a large sample, so the author prudently stresses that the results obtained are not so conclusive. The gathering of these samples was conducted in collaboration with various alcoholism treatment centres: the Psychiatric Hospital of Vitoria-Gasteiz, the mental health clinics Novia Salcedo and Uribe-Kosta in Bizkaia, the Hospital Donostia in Donostia-San Sebastian and the Zuria Outpatients' Hospital for Drug Dependence in Iruea-Pamplona, and were compiled over more than three years.


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