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The etiology of DSM-5 alcohol use disorder: Evidence of shared and non-shared additive genetic effects.

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Summary of "The etiology of DSM-5 alcohol use disorder: Evidence of shared and non-shared additive genetic effects."

Alcoholism is a multifactorial disorder influenced by multiple gene loci, each with small effect. Studies suggest shared genetic influences across DSM-IV alcohol dependence symptoms, but shared effects across DSM-5 alcohol use disorder remains unknown. We aimed to test the assumption of genetic homogeneity across the 11 criteria of DSM-5 alcohol use disorder (AUD).

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Name: Drug and alcohol dependence
ISSN: 1879-0046
Pages: 147-154

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