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Martin Library Adults 362.29 ADD Health Wellness (Text) 33454005558085 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780737743517 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737743514 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2009]

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An operational definition of addiction / Howard J. Schaffer -- Addiction is a choice, not a disease / Dale Netherton -- Addiction is a disease, not a choice / Kevin T. McCauley -- Online game playing can be addictive / John G. Messerly -- Online game players are often mislabeled as addicts / Nick Yee -- Marijuana can be addictive / Stanton Peele -- Marijuana use rarely leads to addiction / Robert Volkman -- Teaching children how to drink responsibly will prevent addiction / Nan Einarson -- A zero-tolerance policy for teens will prevent alcohol abuse and addiction / Teen Drug Rehab Treatment Centers -- Random drug testing can prevent student drug abuse / Joseph R. McKinney -- Random drug testing cannot prevent student drug abuse / Ryan Grim -- Smoking bans help reduce tobacco addiction / Daniel B. Wood -- Smoking bans will not reduce tobacco addiction / Joe Jackson -- Increasing dependence on online communication helps relationships / Rae Hoffman -- Increasing dependence on online communication hurts relationships / Diane K. Danielson -- Pornography addiction can lead to violence against women / Daniel Weiss -- Pornography is not addictive and does not lead to violence against women / Daniel Linz -- Alcoholics Anonymous can save a marriage / Michigan Dental Association (MDA) -- Alcoholics Anonymous can challenge a marriage / Mary Barrett -- Drug clinics are effective at treating heroin addiction / Barry Nelson -- Drug clinics are not effective at treating all opiate addictions / Jean Sparks-Carreker -- Rehab centers can cure addicts / Sarah Ewing -- Medical rehab centers cannot cure addicts / Anna B. Reisman -- Group approaches are effective at breaking addiction to alcohol / Dirk Hanson.
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Contains twenty-four critical essays that offer varying perspectives on issues related to addiction, and discusses the definition of addiction, how to prevent and treat addiction, and the social consequences.
Subject: Substance abuse.
Substance abuse > Treatment.
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