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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Balancing Environmental and Genetic Factors for Alcoholism in the Black Community: Implications for Social Work Practice

This article discusses the importance and relevance of balancing environmental and genetic factors for understanding alcoholism in the Black community. Studies are reviewed and myths dispelled to highlight the need for addressing the historical complexities and current challenges of alcoholism for Blacks. Suggestions for practice, research, and policy at the genetic and environmental levels are offered

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