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19 January 2011

Genes play role in teen drinking

Genetics appear to play a role in teens' use of heavy drinking to cope with negative feelings, a new study suggests.

Genetics appear to play a role in teens' use of heavy drinking to cope with negative feelings, a new study suggests.

The findings appear in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

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