Navigation Links
Heavy drinking, conduct disorder linked to high-risk sexual behavior
Date:12/3/2007

onduct disorder to high-risk sexual behavior. This study focused specifically on the number of partners, and it defines high risk using a larger number than typically seen in the psychiatric literature.

"To my knowledge, most research in young adults has used a standard of 'up to six' sex partners when examining risk," Cavazos-Rehg says. "But the average number of partners for the people in this study was 9.26, so instead of using 'six or more' partners as our standard for high risk, we increased that number to 10."

The researchers conducted personal interviews with 601 people between 18 and 25 years old. All were unmarried and related to alcohol-dependent individuals who participated in the national Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism (COGA), an ongoing project involving interviews and DNA samples from more than 10,000 people. The COGA database includes individuals from inpatient and outpatient alcohol treatment centers and their families. Families in the COGA study usually have multiple members with alcohol dependence.

"We categorized these subjects according to three levels of alcohol involvement non-dependent, problem drinking and alcohol dependent and demonstrated how a stepwise increase from non-dependence to problematic alcohol use to alcohol dependence is associated with a higher number of sexual partners," says Cavazos-Rehg. "We found that 22 percent of the non-dependent people had 10 or more partners, compared to 31 percent of problem drinkers and 45 percent of those who were alcohol dependent. We also found a risk for a high number of sexual partners among those with conduct disorder, independent of their level of alcohol involvement. And those with both alcohol dependence and conduct disorder were at greatest risk of having a high number of sex partners."

Cavazos-Rehg suggests when young people are treated for alcohol problems from inpatient treatment for alcohol dependence to emergency care following
'/>"/>

Contact: Jim Dryden
jdryden@wustl.edu
314-286-0110
Washington University School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Heavy Drinking Boosts Stroke Risk for Chinese Men
2. Good Cholesterol Wont Help Heavy-Drinking Older Men
3. Family history of alcoholism affects response to drug used to treat heavy drinking
4. Diabetes dilemma: older people with diabetes face a heavy burden from co-existing health conditions
5. Age, burden, divorce and heavy tea consumption are significant risk factors for erosive esophagitis
6. Katie Lee Joel to Conduct Cooking Demonstration for Local Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
7. inVentiv Health to Announce Third Quarter Results and Conduct Conference Call on Wednesday, November 7, 2007
8. CareTech Solutions Executive to Conduct Presentation on Creating a Healthy Revenue Cycle at AHIMA Convention and Exhibit
9. Novel semiconductor structure bends light wrong way -- the right direction for many applications
10. Micromet Receives Regulatory Approval to Conduct a Phase 2 Clinical Trial Investigating MT103 (MEDI-538) in Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
11. Gene May Help Spur Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/28/2014)... 29, 2014 The report “Poxvirus ... on the therapeutic development for Poxvirus Infections, complete ... by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route ... latest updates, and featured news and press releases. ... therapeutic development for Poxvirus Infections and special features ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... Recently, PrettyTailor.com has developed and created its ... around the world in celebration of the coming holiday ... launched a special offer on all these outfits. ... pioneer in the garment industry, PrettyTailor.com brings together art ... and small. The business carries quite a few in ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... The holiday season is fast approaching. As a ... collection of fashionable party dresses. What’s more, the company is ... brand new outfits; the special offer is valid until Dec. ... supplier and it has received a lot of requests for ... designed to flatter various body shapes; they are available in ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 ... Salvage ( http://www.rustysautosalvage.com ), one of the nation's leading ... junk and salvage vehicles to be more competitive and ... customer’s lives during this festive time of year. , ... many car owners across the US also deal with ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... York (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 ... to move forward in New Jersey’s Bergen County ... a consolidated litigation established there is quickly approaching ... updated on November 18th shows 1,293 lawsuits now ... for lawsuits that allege complications resulting from spontaneous ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Poxvirus Infections and Vestibular Diseases Pipeline Market Drugs and Companies Review H2 2014 2Health News:Poxvirus Infections and Vestibular Diseases Pipeline Market Drugs and Companies Review H2 2014 3Health News:Poxvirus Infections and Vestibular Diseases Pipeline Market Drugs and Companies Review H2 2014 4Health News:2015 Wedding Dresses from PrettyTailor.com Available Now 2Health News:Trendy Party Dresses For The Coming Holiday Season From Balfleet.com 2Health News:Rusty's Auto Salvage Increasing Their Cash Offers to Help Drivers Save Throughout the Busy Holiday Season 2Health News:Nearly 1,300 Mirena Lawsuits Now Filed in Consolidated New Jersey Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Nearly 1,300 Mirena Lawsuits Now Filed in Consolidated New Jersey Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3
... site, Best Branded ... WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 10 Cadient Group, ... today it has received multiple nominations for the 2008,DTC ... the DTC,National Advertising Awards Dinner on April 17, 2008., ...
... 8 a.m. EDT, SHENZHEN, China, March 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ ... ("Nepstar" or "the Company"), the,largest drugstore chain in China ... that it will report financial results for the,fourth quarter ... market,opens on March 19, 2008., The Company will ...
... and SUZHOU, China, March 10 ,Wyeth (NYSE: ... $280 million to,build a state-of-the-art nutritional manufacturing facility ... facility will primarily,produce infant formula milk powder and ... one of the world,s largest nutritional,manufacturing facilities., ...
... Conn., March 10 Therap Services announces,the appointment ... Services is a web-based service bureau offering an ... Therap has a,customer support team consisting of former ... "We are happy to have Anna in ...
... Scientists funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences ... the journal Molecular Pharmacology identifying the structure of ... such as epilepsy and pre-menstrual tension. The same ... sensitive to alcohol. , The University of Cambridge ...
... after breathing, stretching program still evident 3 months ... -- Yoga helps ease hot flashes and other menopausal ... , Some of the 37 women who,d had early ... of Awareness" program, while others were assigned to a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cadient Group Receives Multiple Nominations for 2008 DTC National Advertising Awards 2Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore to Announce Fourth Quarter 2007 Financial Results on March 19 2Health News:China Nepstar Chain Drugstore to Announce Fourth Quarter 2007 Financial Results on March 19 3Health News:Wyeth to Invest $280 Million to Build State-of-the-Art Nutritional Manufacturing Facility in China 2Health News:Wyeth to Invest $280 Million to Build State-of-the-Art Nutritional Manufacturing Facility in China 3Health News:Therap Services Welcomes Anna Keith to the US Customer Support Team 2Health News:Scientists determine structure of brain receptor implicated in epilepsy and PMT 2Health News:Yoga Eases Menopause Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... , Nov. 26, 2014  Avanir Pharmaceuticals, ... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ... Drug Application (NDA) for AVP-825. AVP-825 is an ... powder delivered intranasally utilizing a novel Breath Powered ... Response letter, and consistent with the preliminary feedback ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... -- BioScrip ® , Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS ) announced today ... will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Leveraged ... , , , Wednesday, December 3, 2014 , , , ... , , Location: , , , Boca Raton Resort and Club, ... BioScrip, Inc. is a leading national provider of ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 26, 2014  Aridis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical ... for infectious diseases, announced today the addition of ... key opinion leader in the areas of pneumonia ... Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ... Opal,s extensive experience investigating bacterial toxins and key ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Avanir Pharmaceuticals Receives Complete Response Letter (CRL) from FDA on AVP-825 NDA 2Avanir Pharmaceuticals Receives Complete Response Letter (CRL) from FDA on AVP-825 NDA 3Avanir Pharmaceuticals Receives Complete Response Letter (CRL) from FDA on AVP-825 NDA 4Aridis Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Steven Opal to Scientific Advisory Board 2Aridis Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Steven Opal to Scientific Advisory Board 3
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: