The research reveals that a subject’s brain with low beta-endorphin levels becomes accustomed to the presence of an exogenous surplus, diminishing its own supply and triggering dependence on an external source–in this case, alcohol.
According to a study by the research group “Alcoholism and drug addiction”, of the University of Granada, although there are no specific reasons to become alcoholic, many social, family, environmental, and genetic factors may contribute to its development. Thanks to this study, researchers have shown that the lack of endorphin is hereditary, and thus that there is a genetic predisposition to become addicted to alcohol.
A total of 200 families of the province of Granada participated in the research. There was at least one chronic alcoholic parent in each family. From birth, each subject presented predetermined beta-endorphin levels. However, children of this population group aged between 6 months and 10 years old, registered lower beta-endorphin levels than other children of the same age. ”These levels were even lower in children whose both parents were alcohol abusers”, the researcher states.
So what that means is, even if the child is put up for adaption, there is still a good chance he or she will become an alcoholic. If the child is raised by the alcoholic parent or parents, not only is the child likely to become an alcoholic, he or she is also likely to be abused and turn to a life of crime.
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