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Risk of developing alcohol problems for those with a positive family history compared to

those without a family history of alcohol problems is increased by

a. 2 times

b. 4 times

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It is well established that alcohol dependence runs in families. In general, offspring of parents with alcohol dependence are four times more likely to develop alcohol dependence.

Quoted from THE NICE GUIDELINE ON DIAGNOSIS, ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF HARMFUL DRINKING AND ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE

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need to be careful with this question if they say that one parent and one bro/sis or one uncle/aunt then it is 4

 

if its one one first degree member then its only 2

 

so look carefully

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