Understanding The Relationship Between Genetics & Addiction

When a loved one experiences an addiction, it’s natural for family members to be concerned or just curious as to whether or not they’re susceptible to a similar addiction. Genetics do play a role when it comes to addiction, but it’s not as black and white as one might think. There’s no single gene that determines if an individual will experience and suffer from addictions. But there are certain genetic aspects that can tell a great deal about the risks for addiction. Here’s what you need to know. Read more