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I'm african american am I more susceptible to becoming an addict?
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
There may be some racial differences in vulnerabilities to certain addictions (for example-certain asians drink less secondary to enzyme deficiencies) but no race is more susceptible to addiction in general.

In brief: No
There may be some racial differences in vulnerabilities to certain addictions (for example-certain asians drink less secondary to enzyme deficiencies) but no race is more susceptible to addiction in general.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Addiction has nothing to do with race , but if u have family history of addiction than yes.

In brief: No
Addiction has nothing to do with race , but if u have family history of addiction than yes.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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