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Smoking and the Genetic Contribution to Alcohol Dependence Risk

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About the Course:

Genes influence a person’s risk of becoming a smoker or an alcohol dependent individual. Uncovering the mechanisms underlying this association may have important implications for both treatment and prevention.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Smoking and the Genetic Contribution to Alcohol Dependence Risk created by Pamela A. F. Madden, Ph.D., et al.

Course Material Author

Pamela A. F. Madden, Ph.D., et al.

Pamela A. F. Madden, Ph.D. and two of her co-authors are professors of psychology, epidemiology, and psychiatry at the Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. They are also associated with the Missouri Alcoholism Center.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to discuss the role of genetics in smoking and alcohol dependence

  2. to learn more about the genetic connection between smoking and alcohol dependence

Article: Smoking and the Genetic Contribution to Alcohol Dependence Risk

Article: Smoking and the Genetic Contribution to Alcohol Dependence Risk

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Course Number 100117
  • 1 CE credit hour
  • NBCC: 0.75 CE credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available

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