Is Alcoholism Genetic? Causes of Alcohol Addiction

The question, “Is alcoholism hereditary?” is asked frequently. The links between alcoholism, genetics and family history are complex. Research has yielded strong evidence pointing to a familial connection. Youth who start drinking before age 15 are six times more likely to develop alcohol dependence or abuse later in life than those who begin drinking at … Continue reading Is Alcoholism Genetic? Causes of Alcohol Addiction