Some People Are More Likely To Become Alcoholics, Study Says

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A new research study has found that alcoholic drinkers who are more likely to experience an alcoholic dependency exhibit a specific brain response when drinking. Those with an alcohol addiction should check into a professional detox center like Harbor Village and get the medically supervised assistance needed for recovery.

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“Harbor Village provides safe, effective treatment for those suffering from an alcohol dependency. Our trained staff will put you on the right course for recovery,” said Robert Niznik, Harbor Village CEO.

According to the ScienceDaily (8/2) article, Alcoholism Could Be Linked to a Hyper-Active Brain Dopamine System, a new study conducted at McGill University reports people who are at risk of experiencing alcohol abuse exhibit a distinctive brain response when drinking alcohol.

Alcohol abuse can cause serious health issues up to and including death for drinkers and innocent bystanders. In fact, about 11,000 people are killed each year by alcohol-impaired drivers - nearly one third of all traffic related deaths in the United States, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Harbor Village, located in sunny South Florida, features a trained medical staff that will design a personalized plan of recovery for alcohol dependent clients. In an upscale, 24/7 state-of-the art environment, clients receive private alcohol rehab and luxury accommodations including a beautifully furnished suite with satellite television, over an acre of scenic outdoor lounge area, spa, salon, massage and acupuncture services, nutritious, gourmet dining and the individualized care by the attentive staff.

As reported by ScienceDaily article, Alcoholism Could Be Linked to a Hyper-Active Brain Dopamine System, this study was published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research and may allow scientists and medical practitioners develop new methods for treating this problem.

Professor Marco Leyton, of McGill University's Department of Psychiatry said, "There is accumulating evidence that there are multiple pathways to alcoholism, each associated with a distinct set of personality traits and neurobiological features. These individual differences likely influence a wide range of behaviors, both positive and problematic. Our study suggests that a tendency to experience a large dopamine response when drinking alcohol might contribute to one (or more) of these pathways."

"We found that people vulnerable to developing alcoholism experienced an unusually large brain dopamine response when they took a drink," said Leyton. "This large response might energize reward-seeking behaviors and counteract the sedative effects of alcohol. Conversely, people who experience minimal dopamine release when they drink might find the sedative effects of alcohol especially pronounced."

“Harbor Village provides safe, effective treatment for those suffering from an alcohol dependency. Our trained staff will put you on the right course for recovery,” said Robert Niznik, Harbor Village CEO.

For more information, visit: http://harborvillageflorida.com/
or call the 24/7 hotline at 1-855-338-6900.
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Robert Niznik
Harbor Village
Miami, FL
305-999-5728
robert(at)harborvillageflorida(dot)com

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