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Why “Just Say No” Doesn’t Work

Alcohol Dampens Stress Responses, Especially for Uncertain Threats

People often turn to alcohol to calm their nerves, but how, when, and for whom does it really work? Researchers investigate the stress-dampening properties of alcohol. ... More>

Study: Teens Who Drink Alone More Likely to Develop Drinking Problems in Adulthood


Koob Selected to Direct NIAAA

APS Fellow George F. Koob has been selected to direct the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). ... More>

Teens Who Drink Alone More Likely To Develop Alcohol Problems as Young Adults

Most teenagers who drink alcohol do so with their friends in social settings, but a new study reveals that a significant number of adolescents consume alcohol while they are alone. ... More>