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    Addiction Vs Addiction

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    that their health is suffering due to their addiction to exercising and is in need of medical attention‚ right? Well this battle‚ as well as others‚ is one that many individuals are faced with in their day to day lives and without seeking medical attention their addiction will continue to thrive. Addiction is a disease that should be medically treated not a habit that is chastised due to personal choices.

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    Addiction Addiction   Abstract Addiction knows no prejudice; it does not care what race‚ religion‚ sex or orientation. You can be addicted to drugs‚ gambling‚ x-box‚ shopping and eating. Addiction is an illness that requires‚ for most‚ professional help and that once you are an addict you are always an addict.   Addiction is everywhere‚ from celebrity tabloids‚ to television‚ and possibly to a family member or close friend. There is alcoholism‚ drug abuse‚ and gambling

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    damaging today ’s society. Addictions are a fast growing concern‚ it has branched off and caused many problems whether it be related to drugs‚ alcohol‚ gambling‚ sex‚ Internet‚ or eating. Addictions are something society faces everyday. Although there are many reasons behind why addiction are growing‚ and where they stemmed from‚ today ’s society has focused primarily on how someone with an addictions problem can seek help. Also the many Gaps and Barriers around addictions are enabling people who wish

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    The Cause of Addiction COM/156 Each year‚ there are more deaths and disabilities in the U.S. from substance abuse than from any other cause. In the United States alone‚ it is reported that roughly 18 million Americans have alcohol problems; 5 to 6 million have drug problems‚ and more than 9 million children live with a parent addicted to alcohol or illicit drugs. Drug addiction continues to be a growing concern‚ prompting medical and scientific research on a global scale into the possible

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    Genetic explanations for the Initiation of addictions Heritability of addictions such as alcoholism and gambling can be studied through family and twin studies. The presumptions of twin and family studies are that if family members share similar behaviours‚ then the degree to which the behaviours are caused by genetic factors can be examined. There are two types of twins‚ identical and non-identical. Identical twins are monozygotic (MZ) as they came from the same egg‚ and therefore share an identical

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    Addiction The Tabers medical dictionary defines drug addiction as a compulsive and maladaptive dependence on a drug that produces adverse psychological‚ physical‚ economic‚ social‚ or legal ramifications(5). In the U.S.‚ the abuse or misuse of prescription drugs has been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a growing problem. In 2007‚ for example‚ the CDC reported that more than 27‚500 Americans died of drug overdose‚ an increase of more than 100% in the preceding

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    Addiction We are going to talk about addiction and what it means. There are a couple text book definitions to what this means. Addiction in one form or another is common to most people. Addiction in the dictionary says‚ “The quality or state of being addicted.” With that being the case‚ look at what addicted means. Addicted also means to devote or surrender to something habitually or obsessively. Most of the time we hear this word is because we associate it with drugs. When most people think of

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    The awareness of addictions is growing at an alarming rate in the United States. Many health care professionals are working overtime in treating people with disabling addictions. But within the mental health care profession‚ many are divided as to the arising issue and cause of addiction. Deaths caused by drug overdoses have risen drastically over the pass decade. Many health care and drug treatment professionals are working overtime in treating people with disabling addictions. Within the mental

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    Addictions

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    Addictions can be something scary for everyone involved. There are several different types of addictions that are dealt with every day in our society. When someone has an addiction to something it not only affects them‚ but also anyone around them that could be impacted. There are many different treatments depending on the specific addiction. As well‚ there are many different causes to various addictions. This is an important topic to understand whether you are the one addicted or someone looking

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    Addiction

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    view regarding abuse/addiction is superficial and during this time I think it’s merely a wrong decision. But as I grew and exposed to this through peers‚ school and church teachings I saw that there are a lot of factors to consider why an individual resort to drug and/or alcohol abuse/addiction. Emotional factors: I learned this in-depth during my college life (a couple of years ago) when I was introduced to Maslow’s pyramid of human needs. There is a high risk for addiction for people who have

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