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How much of a role does alcohol abuse by parents play in developing addiction in children?

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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry 57 years experience
A lot: You sound correctly concerned.Now let's confer with an excellent psychiatrist . For you! for the kids !

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How much of a role do drug & alcohol abuse by parents play in addiction in their children?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
A Lot: There is controversy over whether these traits are genetic in origin, altho i believe they may be. But the modeling behavior of parenting is clearly a factor.

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