Number of Alcoholics in Family is Strong Indicator of Potential

* Not all university students will “mature out” of their heavy-drinking habits.
* A new study examines the density of college students’ family history of alcoholism.
* This type of measure – looking at first-, second- and third-degree relatives – identified a significant number of at-risk individuals who would have been missed using regular family-history measures.

Students with a dense family history of alcoholism are most at risk of alcohol-use disorders

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