Navigation Links
Alcoholism Develops Cognitive Problems in Women

Alcoholism is on the rise in the world. There is also a rise of alcohol abuse among women. Research conducted //on the effect of alcoholism among women says that in women cognitive problems develop faster in than in men.

Women drinkers are subject to physical changes in the brain more rapidly than men.

According to Barbara Flannery, a senior scientist at the research institute RTI at the university in Baltimore “Alcoholism related cognition problems affect drinker’s’ ‘visual working, memory spatial planning, problem solving and cognitive flexibility.” Drinkers have problems affecting the social life to; they have trouble conducting themselves in social circumstances too.

This was the conclusion that was the result of a study conducted in Russia on a number of male and female alcohol drinkers. The test revealed that the non drinkers fared better in a series of computerized tasks. The test evaluated the ability to match patterns in shape, remember location of stimuli and name colors when compared with contradictory information. And here it was the women drinkers who fared the worst.

Alcohol dependence (AD) is more common among partners of alcoholics Than among partners of non-alcoholics. A new examination of spousal Similarity for alcohol consumption and AD risk reveals that while one Type of association, assortative mating, results in an increased Frequency of AD in partners, another type, spousal interaction, may Diminish AD risk for spouses Both Julia D. Grant, research assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine.

And Michael Vanyukov, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, psychiatry and human genetics at the University of Pittsburgh noted that assortative mating is likely to Result in an increased proportion of offspring who will be exposed to The genetic liability of two alcoholic parents. "The offspring will Have a greater chance to inherit such genes than in the case of random Or non-assortative mating," said Vanyukov, "and on the population Level, this would lead to an increased frequency of genotypes Associated with extreme phenotypes, such as those related to an Increased risk for alcoholism.

There is a need for gender-sensitive public awareness campaign that highlights these cognitive deficits.


IN/M
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Alcoholism Drug Fails To Prevent Drinking Relapses
2. Alcoholism Influenced By Both Genetics & Family Environment
3. Detrimental Effect Of Chronic Alcoholism On Male Fertility
4. Smoking And Its Relation To Neurocognitive Deficits In Alcoholism
5. Alcoholism Linked To Higher Death Rates Among Older Men
6. Alcoholism Drug Vivitrol Approved By FDA
7. Is Alcoholism Genetic?
8. Alcoholism & Dependence Seen More Commonly In Early Alcohol Drinkers
9. Study to Identify People at Risk of Alcoholism
10. Mother’s Drinking May Increase Childs Alcoholism Ris
11. Good drinkers have Higher Risk of Alcoholism
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/25/2017)... ... June 25, 2017 , ... CareSet Labs released the Root NPI ... This is a new, greatly improved version of the Doctor Referral teaming dataset commonly ... Fred Trotter and subsequently called the the “Doctor Referral Dataset” as released by Medicare ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... ... June 24, 2017 , ... Genes Advice, a new company ... Florida and Texas doctors' offices and clinics. This breakthrough testing is part of ... recognizes the role genes play in determining an individual's tolerance of and reaction ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... ... , ... The weather is heating up and the days are getting longer, ... aware that the summer months provide more than warmer temperatures that are perfect for ... negatively affected from direct exposure to the sun. When it comes to the security ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... "The Better Care Reconciliation Act ... harm to people with all chronic conditions, including mental illnesses, while increasing the ... the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement that insurers cover pre-existing conditions, it does ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... Studies show evidence that carotenoids and antioxidants derived either ... in these patients. , But how often do ophthalmologists and optometrists in Sweden recommend ... risk of or with early symptoms of AMD? A study published recently ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/9/2017)... Calif. , June 9, 2017 AirXpanders, ... company focused on the design, manufacture, sale and distribution ... market on the progress of its commercial roll-out in ... now available in more than one hundred (100) medical ... AeroForm offers a needle-free alternative for women ...
(Date:6/7/2017)... , June 7, 2017 Endo International plc ... 7, 2017, the Hon. Joseph R. Goodwin , ... West Virginia , entered a case ... Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (the "MDL") that ... cases to provide expert disclosures on specific causation within ...
(Date:6/3/2017)... 3, 2017  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... from the Phase 3 MONARCH 2 study showed ... inhibitor, in combination with fulvestrant, significantly improved progression-free ... in women with hormone-receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth ... have relapsed or progressed after endocrine therapy (median ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: