Topic: "Early Life Adversity, Blunted Stress Reactivity and Poor Health Behaviors in Adulthood"
Speakers: William R. Lovallo, PhD, VA Medical Center and OU Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Professional Practice Gap: Abridged: 1) Alcohol and other substance abuse ...preexisting risk factors young adults 2) ...Following characteristics of this family history population: altered stress reactivity, risky behaviors, cognitive deficits & unstable mood regulation...3) Describe specific genetic characteristics...
- Define characteristics of healthy young adults, raised in alcoholic families that may contribute to the risk for alcoholism and other substance use disorders.
- Describe the impact of early life adversity as it may increase these risk-related characteristics.
- Describe how genetic characteristics may increase the impact of early life adversity.
CE Credits: 1