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Highlights From the Tenth Special Report to Congress
      Volume 24, Number 1, 2000

Alcohol Research and Health Cover Volume 24, Number 1

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             3   Introduction

             3   In This Issue


5 Health Risks and Benefits of Alcohol Consumption


32 Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol


12 Alcohol, the Brain, and Behavior: Mechanisms of Addiction


42 Latest Approaches to Preventing Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism


17 Why Do Some People Drink Too Much? the Role of Genetic and Psychosocial Influences


53 Research Refines Alcoholism Treatment Options


27 Medical Consequences of Alcohol Abuse


62 Economic Analysis Aids Alcohol Research


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Updated: October 2000