Addiction _ Treatment

Addiction _ Treatment - ADDICTION & TREATMENT The o rie...

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ADDICTION & TREATMENT
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Theories of Addiction Addictive Dis eas e Model – the disease of addiction is a chronic, progressive, relapsing, incurable, and potentially fatal condition that is mostly a consequence of genetic irregularities in brain chemistry and anatomy that may be activated by the particular drugs Subs cribes to public health model
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Theories of Addiction Behavioral/Environmental Model: Environmental factors can change brain chemistry enough to cause people to seek, use, and sustain their continued dependence on drugs. Delineates the s ix levels of drug us e & emphas izes the progres s ive nature of the dis eas e
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Theories of Addiction Academic Model : Given sufficient quantities of drugs for an appropriate duration of time, changes in body/brain cells will occur that will lead to addiction. Tolerance – Tis s ue Dependence – Withdrawal Syndrome – Ps ychological Dependence
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Theories of Addiction Diathes is -Stres s Theory – a vulnerability to develop addiction under certain conditions – the result of genetic & environmental influences
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