A Family History of Alcoholism: Are You at Risk?

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A Family History of Alcoholism: Are You at Risk?

Description

This brochure, for people with a family history of alcoholism, addresses genetic and behavioral factors influencing the risk for alcoholism. The brochure provides the following general guidelines on how to:

  • Avoid underage drinking
  • Drink moderately as an adult
  • Talk to a health care professional

This brochure also includes a list of organizations that can provide help or information about alcohol abuse or alcoholism, as well as a short list of related publications available from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Publications Distribution Center.

Developer:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Funding Sources:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 2003
Recent Summary: December 2005
Original Summary: August 2005
Last Updated: 04/14/08

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