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Dr. John Paul SanGiovanni works in the...

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David Goldman MD., Chief

David Goldman MD., Chief
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of...

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Problem drinking that becomes severe is given the medical diagnosis of “alcohol use disorder” or AUD. Approximately 7.2 percent or 17 million adults in the United States ages 18 and older had an AUD in 2012. This includes 11.2 million men and 5.7...

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Drinking is particularly risky for some people.

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Each year, NIAAA issues journals and reports covering current a range of topics in alcohol research. These publications include:

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Registration is now open for a free conference in September that introduces researchers to the NIH Toolbox — a set of neurological and behavioral health measurements designed for use in large-scale clinical studies....

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ICCFASD Interagency Coordinating Committee on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

The Interagency Coordinating Committee...

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Treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) includes behavioral treatments such as mutual support groups and individual therapy, as well as pharmaceutical treatments. Often these are used in combination.

Currently, there are three Food and...

Congressional Testimony

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
National Institutes of Health

Statement by Enoch Gordis, M.D., Director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
March 4, 1997

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NIAAA has established a nationwide program of Alcohol Research Centers. The Alcohol Research Centers Program complements and is interrelated with all other research support mechanisms and scientific activities that investigate the causes,...

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