Addiction and Cases Against Addiction Term Paper

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In addition to this myriad of theories purporting answers to addictions, the following two approaches are also used.

Environmental Approaches to preventing substance abuse, particularly with includes education, but primarily focuses on changing the environment(s) of the addicted individual.

A www.rwjf.org/pr/product.jsp?id=22336&topicid=1006&catid=15"The Behavioral Approach, especially with youth, reportedly proves effective in preventing substance abuse. (Addiction)

Better Understandings to attain a better understanding in the field of addiction, sociological research, as well as, a number of other disciplines in the social sciences could prove beneficial. Determining which one would be best, albeit, would be similar to asking an addict which drug or activity is best, in that in both cases, the answer would depend on the individual, the need, the circumstances, as well as, a number of other relevant components. What can be affirmatively answered, albeit, is that many in society currently concur that addiction constitutes: "a species of madness." (Columbia) in light of this dark blight on society, not doing something to challenge and charge the destructive course of addiction, this researcher purports, could be interpreted to indicate a derangement of "the intellectual faculties." (Columbia)

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Addiction. (2008). Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 15 April 2008 http://www.rwjf.org/pr/productlist.jsp?topicid=1006&catid=15.

The Columbia World of Quotations. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. 15 April 2008 http://www.bartleby.com/66/34/12934.html

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