Alcohol and women: What is the role of biologic factors?


Journal Article (Review)

Biological factors influence almost every factor that contributes to alcohol consumption: its metabolism by the liver, its neurochemical effects in the brain, and its activation of complex processes like reinforcement and aversion. This article summarizes how these biological factors contribute to alcohol consumption by women. Copyright © 2011 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kuhn, CM

Published Date

  • September 30, 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 479 - 504

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1544-4538

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0734-7324

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/07347324.2011.608340

Citation Source

  • Scopus