Parental alcoholism as a risk factor in benzodiazepine abuse: a pilot study.

Research paper by D A DA Ciraulo, J G JG Barnhill, A M AM Ciraulo, D J DJ Greenblatt, R I RI Shader

Indexed on: 01 Oct '89Published on: 01 Oct '89Published in: The American journal of psychiatry


Nine of 12 men with a family history of alcoholism but only two of 12 control subjects had euphoric responses to alprazolam. The authors conclude that sons of alcoholics may be at high risk to abuse alprazolam.