Addiction: A Problem of Epidemic Proportions, 1st Edition

  • Stephanie Lundquist-Arora
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  • ISBN-10: 1682829227
  • ISBN-13: 9781682829226
  • DDC: 362.290973
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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Addiction is a widespread and growing problem. Substance abuse is still the most common and most destructive form of addiction. But other addictions—for instance, to gambling, social media, shopping, and video games—are also inflicting harm on people’s lives. This book provides a down-to-earth look at addiction, its consequences, and the challenges of recovery.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: A Pervasive Problem.
1: What Is Addiction?.
2: Why Do People Develop Addictions?.
3: Ruined Lives.
4: Crime and Punishment.
5: Recovery.
Source Notes.
Organizations and Websites.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.