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The role of serotonin in alcoholism

The role of serotonin in alcoholism

People who were abused or mistreated in their childhood and adolescence are prone to aggression and addictive behavior. Apparently, such childhood traumas have a negative effect on serotonin levels and reinforce alcoholism. However, the extent to which this occurs is still unclear.

A short, relatively clumsy text about the study – but afterwards a detailed, interesting interview.

Source (german): Childhood emotional abuse. The role of serotonin in alcoholism

Found at Alkohol adé (german)

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