Sunday, December 18, 2011

Heavy Drinking Impairs Serotonin Function More Rapidly in Women

My article on women and alcohol.

There are very real gender differences in the way men and women are affected by alcohol. Here's my summary of the subject in a December 16 article for Scientific American Online:

"Women's Response to Alcohol Suggests Need for Gender-Specific Treatment Programs"

A new study underscores that the physical consequences of alcoholism appear faster and are more severe for women than for men...

Article continues HERE.

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