Structural & Functional Brain Alterations Related to Adolescent Binge Drinking
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Clinical Science R&D
July 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Young Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND) may be at heightened risk for alcoholism and other psychopathologies as the result of brain damage associated with heavy episodic or binge drinking (BD) during adolescence. Our young Veterans have come of age in a milieu in which BD is highly prevalent. Over 50% of OEF/OIF/OND Veterans were born after 1980 and transitioned through adoles...