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Alcoholism and depression in adopted-out daughters of alcoholics.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature13153
Source
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1977 Jul;34(7):751-5
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-1977
Author
D W Goodwin
F. Schulsinger
J. Knop
S. Mednick
S B Guze
Source
Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1977 Jul;34(7):751-5
Date
Jul-1977
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Achievement
Adoption
Adult
Alcohol Drinking
Alcoholism - complications - epidemiology - genetics
Amnesia - etiology
Anxiety Disorders - epidemiology
Comparative Study
Culture
Denmark
Depression - genetics
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Personality Disorders - epidemiology
Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
Social Environment
Socialization
Substance-Related Disorders - epidemiology
Abstract
Forty-nine daughters of alcoholics were compared to 47 daughters of nonalcholics; both groups of women (average age, 35 years) had been adopted by nonrelatives early in life. Two women in each group were alcoholic or problem drinkers. Although this is above the expected rate of alcoholism among women, the numbers are too small to draw definite conclusions. Almost all were light drinkers. Daughters of alcoholics had no more depression than controls, indicating that alcoholism in the biological parents did not increase the risk of depression in daughters raised by foster parents. Environmental factors may be important in both alcoholism and depression in women, since both tended to be correlated with psychopathology in the foster parents.
PubMed ID
879972 View in PubMed
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A prospective study of young men at high risk for alcoholism: school behavior and achievement.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature12728
Source
J Stud Alcohol. 1985 Jul;46(4):273-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-1985
Author
J. Knop
T W Teasdale
F. Schulsinger
D W Goodwin
Source
J Stud Alcohol. 1985 Jul;46(4):273-8
Date
Jul-1985
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Achievement
Adolescent
Adult
Alcohol Drinking
Alcoholism - psychology
Education, Special
Humans
Learning Disorders - psychology
Male
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
Risk
Social Adjustment
Social Behavior
Abstract
From a large consecutive birth cohort in Denmark, 134 sons of alcoholic fathers (high-risk group) and 70 matched controls were selected for a prospective longitudinal study of alcoholism. A premorbid multidisciplinary assessment was conducted at age 19-20. Data were derived from three sources: a social worker interview, a psychopathological interview that also collected information about current drinking pattern, and a questionnaire sent to teachers. The high-risk group reported having experienced a more disturbed school career, and were rated by their teachers as having been more impulsive and as having had poorer verbal proficiency. These factors may be predictive of future alcoholism.
PubMed ID
4033126 View in PubMed
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