At low or moderate doses, alcohol acts primarily as a positive allosteric modulator of GABA A . Alcohol binds to several different subtypes of GABA A , but not to others. The main subtypes responsible for the subjective effects of alcohol are the α 1 β 3 γ 2 , α 5 β 3 γ 2 , α 4 β 3 δ and α 6 β 3 δ subtypes, although other subtypes such as α 2 β 3 γ 2 and α 3 β 3 γ 2 are also affected. Activation of these receptors causes most of the effects of alcohol such as relaxation and relief from anxiety, sedation, ataxia and increase in appetite and lowering of inhibitions that can cause a tendency toward violence in some people.       
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Many factors including the lighting, décor, music, and seating pattern may affect a guest's behaviour and consumption of alcohol. The surroundings, including interaction with other guests, may trigger emotional responses. Alcohol usually exaggerates moods. A person who is depressed or upset will likely become more depressed and upset when drinking.
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