Tag: Role of Epigenetics

What It Means to Have Genetic Predisposition to Addiction

What It Means to Have Genetic Predisposition to Addiction

When we talk about addiction, we often want to understand why some people develop substance use disorders and others don’t. A genetic predisposition or family history may be part of the answer, but it’s not the only contributing factor to alcohol use disorders or drug addiction.  While research supports a genetic predisposition to addiction, we always want people to understand…