Hyperactivity and Alcoholism

McGlannan, Frances
November 1977
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Nov1977, Vol. 10 Issue 9
Academic Journal
Part II. Demonstrates an association between childhood hyperactivity and the risk of later alcoholism. Role of genetics in the presence of hyperactivity; Incidence of alcoholism among the parents of hyperactive children compared to parents of nonhyperactive children; Association between hyperactivity and alcoholism in the biologic children of hyperactive children; Effect of alcohol on hyperactive persons.


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