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Unexpected findings are often the spark for new discoveries and theories. A puzzle emerged from a series of unanticipated findings over 3 decades, indicating that for problem drinkers (a) relatively brief interventions can trigger significant change, (b) increasing the intensity of treatment does...
The goals of this study were to determine the relations between different dimensions of temperament, and their interactions, with antisocial behavior (ASB) in 351 preadolescent boys with ( = 175) or without ( = 176) a family history of a substance use disorder (SUD) and to determine whether these...
Three groups of young men varying in familial alcoholism risk (high density, high risk HDHR; low density, high risk LDHR; and low risk LR) were compared on the 11 clinical scales of the Personality Assessment Inventory. Significant group differences were found on 9 scales, with scores of the HDHR...