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There are numerous different causes of alcoholism learn how genetics, family dynamics and other factors can influence alcohol addiction. You have full text access to this onlineopen article genetic and environmental influences on the relationship between peer alcohol use and own alcohol use in adolescents. What environmental factors increase the risk of addiction parents or older family members who abuse alcohol or drugs genetic susceptibility, or mental illness. Alcohol studies of humans are complicated by a multitude of cultural and day-to-day-living factors, researchers in the march issue of alcoholism: clinical & experimental research use rhesus monkeys to examine genetic and environmental influences on alcohol consumption.
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