Family History of Alcoholism May Affect Adolescents’ Brains | Psych Central News

A new study has found that the brains of adolescents with a family history of alcoholism respond differently while making risky decisions than the brains of other teens.

via Family History of Alcoholism May Affect Adolescents’ Brains | Psych Central News.

One more reason to know your family history of addictions and mental disorders and use it to guide your parenting. Not that it’s easy to convince teens they’re not invincible, but to use your personal family risk plus this type of scientific information to set your priorities and pick your fights.…Mental Health Mom Blog

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s