eMaxHealth reports that the brains of alcohol-dependent individuals are affected both by their own drinking, and genetic and environmental factors including how much their parents drink. That’s according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Researchers found reduced brain growth among alcohol-dependent individuals with a family history […]

Alcoholics with family drinking history have reduced brain growth

A new report from the Aberlour Child Care Trust and the Scottish Association of Alcohol and Drug Action Teams has recommended that the children of parents who abuse alcohol need the same services as those offered to children of drug abusers. The authors of the report, “A Matter of Substance? […]

Children with alcohol-abusing parents need as much care as those ...