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Alcohol Use Disorders: A Developmental Science Approach to Etiology

Hiram E. Fitzgerald and Leon I. Puttler


Chapters in this volume reflect, to one degree or another, eight critical aspects of contemporary research attempting to understand the etiologic processes that heighten risk or resilience factors for substance use disorders: (1) a focus on systemic frameworks for understanding developmental process, (2) the heterogeneity of developmental pathways, (3) the role of genes and epigenetic–experience transactions, (4) risk cumulative/cascade models of the effects of exposure to adverse childhood experiences, (5) negotiating developmental transitional periods, (6) neurobiological embodiment of adver ... More

Keywords: alcoholism, etiology, systems theory, epigenetics, multiple pathways, embodied experience

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190676001
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190676001.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hiram E. Fitzgerald, editor
University Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology, Michigan State University

Leon I. Puttler, editor
Project Director, Michigan Longitudinal Study, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan

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4 A Developmental Perspective on the Genetic Basis of Alcohol Use Disorder

Elisa M. Trucco Gabriel L. Schlomer Brian M. Hicks

5 Alcohol Use Disorder

Igor Ponomarev

11 Alcohol and Youth

Guadalupe A. Bacio Ty Brumback Sandra A. Brown

14 Cigarette Smoking from Adolescence to Adulthood

Laurie Chassin Clark C. Presson Jonathan T. Macy Steven J. Sherman

16 Developmental Transitions and College Student Drinking

Michael Ichiyama Annie Wescott Kayla Swart Sarah Harrison Kelly Birch

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