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Is alcoholism and addiction hereditary?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Seaman
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

Irrefutable evidence from multiple different methods support both a biologic basis and a genetic basis (including but not limited to hereditary factors) in addictions.
Eric Nestler, MD, PhD is the world's leader in this arena and has many great review articles.

In brief: Absolutely

Irrefutable evidence from multiple different methods support both a biologic basis and a genetic basis (including but not limited to hereditary factors) in addictions.
Eric Nestler, MD, PhD is the world's leader in this arena and has many great review articles.
Dr. Jeff Seaman
Dr. Jeff Seaman
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Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes and yes

Please go and read nida and niaa, september is the month of recovery and now addiction is considered as mental health problem.Mental health america is a platform which is not only user friendly but stars like glen close and patrick kennedy are sharing their family issues and their family issues to destigmatise mental health struggles.
If heart and kidneys can be treated why poor brain has to suffe.

In brief: Yes and yes

Please go and read nida and niaa, september is the month of recovery and now addiction is considered as mental health problem.Mental health america is a platform which is not only user friendly but stars like glen close and patrick kennedy are sharing their family issues and their family issues to destigmatise mental health struggles.
If heart and kidneys can be treated why poor brain has to suffe.
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Thank
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes and yes

Please go and read nida and niaa, september is the month of recovery and now addiction is considered as mental health problem.Mental health america is a platform which is not only user friendly but stars like glen close and patrick kennedy are sharing their family issues and their family issues to destigmatise mental health struggles.
If heart and kidneys can be treated why poor brain has to suffe.

In brief: Yes and yes

Please go and read nida and niaa, september is the month of recovery and now addiction is considered as mental health problem.Mental health america is a platform which is not only user friendly but stars like glen close and patrick kennedy are sharing their family issues and their family issues to destigmatise mental health struggles.
If heart and kidneys can be treated why poor brain has to suffe.
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Thank
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