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Understanding addiction  Cover Image Book Book

Understanding addiction / Melissa Abramovitz.


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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  • ISBN: 9781682822715
  • ISBN: 1682822710
  • Physical Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is addiction? -- What causes addiction? -- Prevention of addiction -- Treatment and overcoming addiction -- Personal struggles.
Target Audience Note:
Grade 9-12.
Subject: Compulsive behavior > Juvenile literature.
Substance abuse > Juvenile literature.
Compulsive behavior > Treatment > Juvenile literature.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library RC 533 .A273 2018 30775305560907 General Collection Available -

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