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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Addiction and Substance Abuse
In all cases?
If a man is an alcholic/coke addict, and a woman gets pregnant w/that man....will the child in all cases be addicted also? Or, is that only sometimes?
The answer is only sometimes, as genetics is not a single gene phenomenon. Environment also plays a role.
Edna M Jones, MD, MRO
Emeritus Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University