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Is Alcoholism Hereditary?
Persons who have long term sobriety often say the heritability argument is a diversion. It’s obvious that children pick up habits from parents, such as excessive drinking. Yet research shows that some children are attracted to a parent’s drinking, while others are repelled by it.
Thus the “blame game” doesn’t solve the problem for the suffering alcoholic.
Alcoholism can be linked to anyone in your family: children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Please donate generously to the education and research projects whose cures will break this chain. Do your part to protect your loved ones. Give your family hope.
Michael P. Bogenschutz, MD
Michael Bogenschutz, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist at NYU Langone and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical S…Read More…
The question is how do some people make profound changes in their addictive behaviors…
– Michael P. Bogenschutz, MD
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