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Unformatted text preview: people are more likely to develop a substance abuse problem because of their need to fit in with the crowd. The treatments used by professionals include self-help programs and community prevention programs which are all socially based treatments. After reading all the viewpoints discussed in chapter ten of our text, I agree with the sociocultural view. The reason for that is because we are a socially conscience society. All through our history, we seek the approval of our peers, if that is not given we tend to stress ourselves out. This stress causes people to develop dependency on substances to deal with their problems of fitting in with their peers. I do believe to it is possible for a person to get sufficient help through programs such as alcohol anonymous because the people get support from others who understand what they are going through....
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This note was uploaded on 08/13/2011 for the course PSY 270 taught by Professor Hall during the Spring '05 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '05