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    Psychosis and Genetics

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    1. In 2008, National Institute on Drug Abuse researchers announced that __________ of a person's risk of becoming addicted to nicotine, alcohol, or other drugs depended on his or her genes.

    90%
    Up to 50%
    5%
    Less than 30%

    2. Which of the following is an example of psychosis that leads to crime?
    An angry, terrorized youth who kills his father during attempted sex abuse
    A drunk driver who kills a family after running a red light
    A mother who kills her quadriplegic son for insurance money
    A traumatized war veteran who kills a friend during a mental flashback

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    1. In 2008, National Institute on Drug Abuse researchers announced that __________ of a person's risk of becoming addicted to nicotine, alcohol, or other drugs depended on his or her genes.

    90%
    Up to 50%
    5%
    Less than 30%

    According to this 2008 study, (http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/topics-in-brief/genetics-addiction) "as much as half" of an individual's risk comes from ...

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