Study Shows Childhood Emotional Abuse Leads to Adult Alcohol Dependency

In order to effectively treat alcohol dependency, we must first understand the root cause. Is it a disease imposed on us by our genetic makeup? Is it triggered by chemical imbalances or psychological disorders? Or, could it be that early experiences and environment are to blame? According to a recent study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, unresolved issues from childhood do, in fact, contribute to adult alcohol dependence.

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