Teenagers with alcoholic parents more likely to have addictive personalities

Teenagers with alcoholic parents more likely to have impulsive and addictive personalities Adolescents with a family history of alcoholism were more likely to risk money in a game of Wheel of FortuneHoped findings will help develop prevention strategies Teenagers with a family history of alcoholism are more likely to develop similar addictions because of the way their brains are wired, say scientists. They found such adolescents exhibited more impulsive behaviour, a trait associated with alcohol abuse. It is now hoped the findings will help develop more effective prevention strategies and treatment for different high-risk populations