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Understanding addiction

Author: Melissa Abramovitz
Publisher: San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Understanding psychology (ReferencePoint Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Instructional and educational works
Matériel d'éducation et de formation
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Abramovitz, Melissa, 1954-
Understanding addiction.
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., 2018
(DLC) 2017022146
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa Abramovitz
ISBN: 9781682822715 1682822710
OCLC Number: 981118271
Target Audience: Grade 9-12.
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is addiction? --
What causes addiction? --
Prevention of addiction --
Treatment and overcoming addiction --
Personal struggles.
Series Title: Understanding psychology (ReferencePoint Press)
Responsibility: Melissa Abramovitz.

Abstract:

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.

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