Genetics of Alcohol Use Disorder National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIAAA

But does that mean your chance of addiction is essentially a coin flip if you have a family history of SUD? It’s a little more complicated than that, says addiction psychiatrist Akhil Anand, MD. "Genes explain approximately 50% of cases of alcohol use disorder," says David A. Fiellin, MD, director of the Yale Program...