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Using Crowdsourcing to Test Treatments for Alcohol Use Disorder

Posted by - March 18, 2019

This post was originally published on this siteRecruiting participants to test treatments for alcohol use disorder (AUD) is time consuming and expensive, limiting the development of new interventions for the disorder. Crowdsourcing is a sampling method that can effectively and efficiently recruit large numbers of participants who have different health histories. Researchers tested the feasibility

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Binge drinking in adolescence may increase risk for anxiety later in life

Posted by - March 11, 2019

This post was originally published on this siteA growing body of evidence supports the idea that alcohol exposure early in life has lasting effects on the brain and increases the risk of psychological problems in adulthood. Now, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have found that adolescent binge drinking, even if discontinued, increases

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