Alcohol Use Disorder

Brain-Wave Patterns Shed Light on Pathologies and New Treatments in Substance-Use Disorders
The biological impact of mind-altering substances on brain activity may provide clues about how to more effectively treat people who have substance-use disorders (SUDs). Researchers led by Mera S.… Read More
Large Genetic Study Expands Links Between DNA Variations and Problematic Drinking
A research team that included five BBRF grantees has reported results of a large study relating DNA variations to the risk of problematic alcohol use (PAU). The study nearly tripled the number of… Read More
New Insights About How Alcohol Withdrawal Changes the Brain Differently in Males and Females
Newly published research is helping to make sense of data indicating that males and females not only consume alcohol differently, but respond differently when, if they are heavy users, they are… Read More
Activity in Newly Discovered Brain Circuit Predicted Future Compulsive Drinking in Mice
While nearly every adult has an alcoholic drink at some point, only some develop an alcohol use disorder. Read More