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How will my addiction effect my teenage son?
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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management
In brief: No way to know
If he is lucky, he will reject the behavior as appropriate and not model you.
More likely, he will imitate and copy your behavior. Since addiction is heavily influenced by genetic factors and heredity, there is a higher likelihood of him also developing addictions.

In brief: No way to know
If he is lucky, he will reject the behavior as appropriate and not model you.
More likely, he will imitate and copy your behavior. Since addiction is heavily influenced by genetic factors and heredity, there is a higher likelihood of him also developing addictions.
Dr. James Marx
Dr. James Marx
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Children suffer
There is a higher prevalence of depression, anxiety, eating disorders and suicide attempts among coas than among their peers.
In addition, coas are 3-4 times more likely than others to become addicted to alcohol or other drugs themselves. There is a link for your benefit - talks about parental view of this situation - http://www.Coaf.Org/family/parents%20in%20recovery/affectkid.Htm.

In brief: Children suffer
There is a higher prevalence of depression, anxiety, eating disorders and suicide attempts among coas than among their peers.
In addition, coas are 3-4 times more likely than others to become addicted to alcohol or other drugs themselves. There is a link for your benefit - talks about parental view of this situation - http://www.Coaf.Org/family/parents%20in%20recovery/affectkid.Htm.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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