New Research Advances Are Expected to Deliver Personalized Treatment for Mental Illness

For those suffering from mental illness, the relief that is promised in treatments does not always come to fruition. Part of the problem is that health care providers do not always understand the disorder afflicting a patient and therefore treatments may sometimes miss their mark. According to scientists addressing the first Domenici Neuroscience Symposium, new…

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Were Your Parents Impulsive? It Might Increase Your Risk of Alcoholism

According to a study from researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University, a genetic predisposition toward impulsivity is a characteristic that may predict your risk of alcoholism. The study, which will be published in the July 2009 issue of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, used selective breeding of mice and ended up with two genetically…

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