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Brain Regions Impaired By Alcoholism Identified By fMRI Studies In Young Adult, Female Alcoholics

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February 20, 2001
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University Of California, San Diego School Of Medicine
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Specific areas of the brain impaired by years of heavy drinking have been identified in young adult women by researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs Health Care System, San Diego.

Specific areas of the brain impaired by years of heavy drinking have been identified in young adult women by researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs Health Care System, San Diego. Previously, investigators have relied on thinking and memory tests to gauge brain dysfunction in alcoholics, but no one had identified the actual brain sites where impairment occurs in young adults.


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University Of California, San Diego School Of Medicine. "Brain Regions Impaired By Alcoholism Identified By fMRI Studies In Young Adult, Female Alcoholics." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 20 February 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010215075721.htm>.
University Of California, San Diego School Of Medicine. (2001, February 20). Brain Regions Impaired By Alcoholism Identified By fMRI Studies In Young Adult, Female Alcoholics. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010215075721.htm
University Of California, San Diego School Of Medicine. "Brain Regions Impaired By Alcoholism Identified By fMRI Studies In Young Adult, Female Alcoholics." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010215075721.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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