A Gene for Drunkenness?

by: Jodi Wheeler-Toppen

This chapter focuses on the relationship between genes and alcoholism. Examining this relationship can help students make wise choices about drinking, and it also can help them gain a wider perspective on genetics—a perspective that can help them understand a host of problems, from heart disease to obesity to depression.

Grade Levels

Middle School


Life Science Literacy


Type Book ChapterPub Date 2/1/2010Stock # PB275X_9

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