Having Parents With AUD Increases Psychiatric, Substance Use Disorder Risk

 ADHD in the News 2024-04-11

When evaluating the familial vulnerability to and genetics of alcohol use disorder (AUD), investigators found that offspring of parents with AUD were at increased risk for AUD, drug use disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, and anxiety. These results were published in the American Journal of Psychiatry.