IS THERE A GENETIC BASIS FOR ALCOHOLISM/SUBSTANCE ABUSE? Name of the Student: Course Number: Instructor’s Name: Due Date: Background Information Alcoholism alcohol abuse and substance abuse in general have been cause for concern for the general public for a very long time. Alcoholism in particular is said to affect about fourteen million people in the United States of America. The average amount of money spent in dealing with healthcare issues relating to alcoholism and alcohol abuse approximates one hundred and eighty-four billion United States dollars every year CITATION Tat12 \l 1033 (Tatiana V. Morozova 2012). The American Psychological Association defines alcohol abuse as a pattern of drinking that causes adverse outcomes that are not only significant but also recurrentCITATION Ame17 \l 1033 (American Psychological Association 2017). Alcohol abusers are often unable to fulfil social and legal responsibilities like committing to their family or work obligations. They also often rub and this directly influenced by genetic polymorphism. An increase in the amount of alcohol taken directly cause alcoholism or dependence. Understanding the genetic basis of alcoholism will pave way for coming up with a solution for a menace that is not only destroying the society but is also causing a lot of human suffering. Works Cited BIBLIOGRAPHY American Psychological Association. (2017 November 10). Understanding alcohol use disorders and their treatment. Retrieved from APA: www.apa.org/helpcenter/alcohol-disorders.aspx Chiao-Ling Lo A. C. (2016). High Resolution Genomic Scans Reveal Genetic Architecture Controlling Alcohol Preference in Bidirectionally Selected Rat Model. (G. Gibson Ed.) PLoS Genetics 12(8). doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1006178 Tatiana V. Morozova D. G. (2012). The genetic basis of alcoholism: multiple phenotypes many genes complex networks. Genome Biology 13(2) 239. doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-2-239 Tsung-Hsing Hung C.-M. L.-N.-C.-L.-K.-W.-L.-t.-H.-C.-K.-I.-C.-K. (2017). Association between complicated liver cirrhosis and the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in Taiwan. (D. Y. Kim Ed.) PLoS ONE 12(7). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0181858 [...]
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