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Genetics and the Substance Using Individual
A Genome contains all of the DNA material that makes up an entire animal or
The Human Genome possesses approx. 24,000 genes and 32 billion base pairs (ATGC).
The tightly coile
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The Three Major Points
1. Addiction represents engaging in continuous, compulsive behaviors in spite of the
negative social, biological and psychological consequences.
Does this persons behavior affect them sociologically, biolog
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Low Risk Drinking
NIAAA: For women, consuming less than 3 alcohol (B.U.) per day or 7 alcohol
(B.U.) per week. For men, less than 4 alcohol (B.U.) per day or less than 14 alcohol
(B.U.) per week.