Adolescent Rats Help Prove That Early Alcohol Exposure Alcohol Can Quickly Lead To Heavy Drinking

Sunday, May 4, 2008 - 19:28 in Health & Medicine

While adolescence is a vulnerable time for alcohol and drug experimentation, not all adolescents develop problems. A new study using rodents has found that drinking patterns can emerge quickly among adolescents. These findings suggest that humans who consume large quantities of alcohol during early exposure are those most likely to later become heavy drinkers.

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