Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 21, 1973 · Page 11
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Study Suggests Alcoholism Is Inherited By C. G. MCDANIEL AP Science Writer ' CHICAGO (AP) _ Five American and Danish psychiatrists say a study of .adopted children who became alcoholics as adults suggests a tendency that the disease may be biologically inherited. They studied 55 Danish men who had been separated from their biological parents during ·early infancy, and one parent had been diagnosed as alcohol- .ic. These were compared with 78 other adopted men whose biological parents had no known ·history of alcoholism. The study found that "sig · nificantly more" of the firsl group had a history of drinking problems and psychiatric treat -ment. And the offspring of alcohol cs also had a divorce rate hree times that of the second iroup. The study was outlined in the February issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry, published by the American Medical Association. TAKING PART It was was done by Drs. Donald W. Goodwin and Samuel B. Guze of Washington University, St. Louis; Fini Schulsinger and Leif Hermansen of Kommune- hospitalet, Copenhagen; and George Winokur of the University of Iowa. They attempted to separate biological from environments factors jn the development of alcoholism. The American researcher! collaborated with the Danes be cause Denmark is a closely knit society with centralized na ional records of adoptions, psychiatric hospitalizations and criminal activities The men studied had an average age of 30, ranging in age rom 23 to 45. All had been adopted before they were six weeks old. Ten of the 55 offspring of an alcoholic parent were found to be alcoholic, · compared with four of the 78. whose parents were not alcoholic. . Twenty-two of the first group had received psychiatric treat ment, including nine alcoholics while 19 of the control group had such treatment and two were alcoholic. Twenty-seven of the offsprini of alcoholics were divorced while nine of the others were divorced. WR's Condition Still Critical PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) -- The condition of former Aransas. Gov. .Winthrop Rockefel- er remained critical Tuesday, a hospital spokesman said. Rockefeller, 60, entered Desert Hospital here last Wednesday for treatment of a chest ailment. Hospital officials have declined to discuss his illness ex cept to say It might be related to a condition for which he underwent surgery for removal ol a cyst on his back last year. The TIMES It The Best Buy For Your Advertising Dollars! Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., Feb. 21, 1973 FAYETTKVILLE, ARKANSAS 11 Kissinger May Have New U.S.-China Pact WASHINGTON (AP) - Hen-! ry Kissinger has returned from his latest Asian lour, reportedly bearing an agreement to move U.S. - Chinese relations significantly forward from the base established a year ago today with President Nixon's trip to Peking. U.S. officials kept their usual silence about Kissinger's travels, but some privately say they anticipate a joint Washington-Peking announcement this week. The general expectation is a statement of a formal economic relationship, including establishment of trade missions in the two countries. Such an agency would be the 'irst important slep toward actual diplomatic relations, and Ihere are some officials who would not rule out an even more formal type of. govern- ment-to-govenmienl contact. Kissinger returned to Washington Tuesday afternoon and went immediately to the White House for meetings with Nixon. The consultations continued today. In addition to filling in the President on his meetings with Chairman Mao Tse-tmig and Chinese Premier Cho En lai, Kissinger went over his work in Hanoi and Tokyo during his 11 days in Asia. Kissinger's trip to the North Vietnamese capital was considered beforehand as the most important part of his trip, and it resulted in creation of a joint economic commission to work on ah aid program for the war- battered nation. The Hanoi stop also paid an unexpected dividend in the car ly release of 20 American prisoners of war. And while no offi cial would draw a direct con nection to Kissinger, a Laotian cease-fire was scheduled to be gin at midnight tonighl, Wash ington time. But as it turned o..t. the Pe king visit was Hie most impor tant part of the presidential ad visor's travels. Besides the possible eslafo ishmcnt of a U.S. trade mis- ion in China, U.S. officials say, Kissinger also may have nego- iated the release of three Americans held by Peking. Killed In Wreck SHERIDAN, Ark. (AP) -James H. Franklin, 23, of Camden was killed and five other persons were injured Tuesday in a two-car collision 12 miles south of here on U. S. 167, State Police said. 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