For this discussion you will choose and examine one of the forms of addiction listed below:
- Drug addiction
- Alcohol addiction
- Gambling addiction
- Sex addiction
- Shopping addiction
Once you have selected one of the above forms of addiction, please address the following in your initial discussion post:
- Provide a brief overview summarizing the selected form of addiction.
- Explain the signs and symptoms of this form of addiction.
- Describe at least two negative consequences of this form of addiction.
- Analyze how this form of addiction relates to the others.
As you construct your initial post, you should utilize the course lectures, the Internet, and the B&SC Virtual Library.
In order to engage in an active discussion environment, submit your initial discussion post by Wednesday. For detailed grading criteria, refer to the Discussion Rubric.
In this week’s discussion we considered various forms of addiction. In your reflection this week, please upload and submit your responses to the following questions:
- Describe the main points or ideas you learned this week about the forms of addiction.
- Explain what you discovered about the similarities and differences between the various forms of addiction.
- Finally, indicate how your understanding of the forms of addiction will benefit your work in the health and human services field