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Genetic Alcohol Problem?

Question by OldGregg: Genetic alcohol problem?
Me and one of my friends like to go out and drink little (as we do) but he text me earlier saying he’s supposed to stop because he has a genetic alcohol addiction thing which is hereditary. I tried following this up with saying *do you mean you just have a history of alcoholics in your family?* but he said its some hereditary thing where his family becomes easily addicted (they do have a lot of piss heads lol). Is this true, like is it an actual genetic condition and if so, what is it?

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