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Abuse in Childhood Common Among Alcohol Addicts, Study Finds

(3/21/2012)

By Shari Roan
Los Angeles Times
March 15, 2012

Alcohol dependence is linked to many risk factors -- including genetics, drinking in adolescence and having other mental health disorders. A history of physical, sexual or emotional abuse in childhood is known to be another risk factor. The new study, however, shows how strong this link could be.

View the full article: http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-trauma-alcohol-20120315,0,5329235.story


Keywords: abuse, childhood, common, alcohol addicts, study



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