Sci/163 Addiction

Choose and research one of the following addictions:

– Alcohol

– Drug

– Smoking

– Eating Disorder 

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you answer the following:

  • Define addiction.  What are the general warning signs of addiction?
  • Explain the addiction you selected – define that particular addiction and the warning signs for that addiction.  
  • How does this addiction physically affect the individuals involved?
  • In what way does the addiction affect work and relationships?
  • What were the long-term health problems associated with the addiction, if any?
  • How would you confront the addiction to bring attention to the problem? Explain.
  • Does the addicted individual blame his or her addiction on anyone? Do they take personal responsibility for their addiction? 
  • What treatments are available for the individuals? Would this work for all types of addictions? 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Include any references consulted as in-text citations and references in APA format.  Include at least 2 peer-reviewed article in addition to the textbook.

Don’t forget the introduction and conclusion.  Make sure the introduction presents the addiction you will be discussing.

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