Category Archives: Genetics

Most Who Drink Excessively Are Not Alcoholics

January 23, 2015

A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study, working alongside The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) found that 9 of 10 people who are considered excessive drinkers do not suffer from alcohol dependence. For the … Continue reading

Genetics and Addiction

September 2, 2011

Recent studies about addiction and addictive behaviors have shown what many have believed over the years — that there may well be a genetic predisposition to addiction. To this point, the difficulty in determining whether there is an addictive gene … Continue reading

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