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Gender differences in alcohol impairment of simulated driving performance and driving-related skills.

Authors
  • Miller, Melissa A
  • Weafer, Jessica
  • Fillmore, Mark T
Type
Published Article
Journal
Alcohol and alcoholism (Oxford, Oxfordshire)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2009
Volume
44
Issue
6
Pages
586–593
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/alcalc/agp051
PMID: 19786725
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Both biological and social-cultural factors have been implicated in gender differences in the behavioral responses to alcohol. The current evidence of heightened sensitivity to alcohol in women highlights the need for better understanding the biological and environmental factors underlying this gender difference.

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