Understanding Psychology: Understanding Addiction, 1st Edition

  • Melissa Abramovitz
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  • ISBN-10: 1682822729
  • ISBN-13: 9781682822722
  • DDC: 362.29
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Addiction to drugs, alcohol, video games, gambling, and more profoundly affect individuals, families, and society as a whole. How are different types of addiction similar? What causes addiction? How can it be prevented and treated? Mental health experts' opinions on all aspects of addiction vary widely, but all do agree that this widespread problem needs urgent attention.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
The Human Brain: Thought, Behavior, and Emotion.
Introduction: The Personal and Social Impact of Addiction.
1: What Is Addiction?.
2: What Causes Addiction?.
3: Prevention of Addiction.
4: Treating and Overcoming Addiction.
5: Personal Struggles.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.