Just as with other diseases such as diabetes or heart disease, alcoholism can and does run in families.
Alcoholism is believed to be caused by both genetic and enviornmental influences.
However, just because there is a predispostion to alcoholism due to family history, it does not mean that it will automatically happen. It does mean, however, you will need to use caution, monitor your alcohol consumption and seek help early if necessar
Have you ever had experience with alcoholism in your family or other families?
Would it be better for a member of an alcoholic family to abstan from drinking?
Does alcoholism run in the family?
What do you think?