Learning Objectives

After attending, participants will be able to:

1. Explain that both genes and the environment contribute to the risk for substance use disorders

2. Discuss techniques used to study the genetic basis of substance use disorders

3. Differentiate between the contribution of common and rare variants

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance
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Abraham A Palmer, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego

Dr. Palmer and the planners of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CSAM designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA Category 1
  • 1.00 Attendance


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