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Addiction

18 April 2011

Alcoholic parents predispose kids to drinking problem

Children of parents with an alcohol use disorder are at increased risk for the same type of problem, says a new study.

Children of parents with an alcohol use disorder (AUD) are at increased risk for the same type of problem, says a new study from Denmark.

Increased risk for offspring of drinkers

Researchers analysed data from 3,627 men and 3,550 women born in Copenhagen, Denmark, between October 1959 and December 1961. Their findings appear online and in the print issue of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

 

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