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Do Genetics Influence the Occurrence of a Substance Use Disorder?

Substance use disorder (SUD) and various co-occurring¬†mental illnesses are often caused by genetic¬†and biological factors, environmental circumstances, and traumatic life events. In most cases, genes and environmental factors interact, increasing the chances that someone might develop SUD. Research has been conducted examining the prevalence of SUD among family members, along with potential genetic and environmental…

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