• Alcohol Abuse
  • This Request for Applications (RFA) is related to the priority areas of alcohol abuse reduction and alcoholism treatment. (bio.net)
  • Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, or U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (ncjfcj.org)
  • PURPOSE The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is seeking grant applications to conduct research on alcohol's effects on sleep. (nih.gov)
  • mechanisms
  • This approach can provide a novel route to elucidating the physiological mechanisms for predisposition to alcoholism and to developing intervention strategies to diminish harmful effects of alcohol. (bio.net)
  • These research areas include the neural mechanisms of alcohol- induced sleep disturbances, persistent poor sleep as a risk marker for development of alcoholism in adolescents and non-alcoholic young adults, sleep disorders as a predictor of relapse in abstinent alcoholics, and the health consequences of alcohol's disruptive effects on sleep particularly the interaction with age, ethnicity, and gender. (nih.gov)