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- URI study aims to improve understanding of alcohol use disorder among individuals with PTSD - Psychology Professor Nicole Weiss’ study funded by $500K NIH grant Drinking alcoholic beverages is often associated with celebration, and seen as a way to enhance positive emotions felt from an achievement, or a gathering or friends. However, for those experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder, alcohol may also be used to dampen not just negative feelings, but […]