Substance Abuse Research Paper

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Addiction can be defined as the increasing need for a substance or behavior which may cause harm to the individual and/or society. Exhibiting addictive behavior can have temporary or long-term impacts on someone’s lives and those around them. You are tasked with conducting research on addiction and addiction behaviors.

TOPIC: ALCOHOL

The requirements for this substance abuse research paper are as follows:

❖ Define and discuss general addiction and criteria (DSM-5)

❖ Background and discussion of type of addiction topic chosen from above

❖ Physical, psychological, and social implications of specific addiction

❖ Summary of 2 case studies on addiction and/or personal connection to addiction

❖ 2 pages in length (body of paper, which means the page count does not include the title page, abstract, or reference page)

❖ Includes title page and abstract page

❖ Include properly formatted reference page, APA style

❖ Using at least 3 current references (the textbook may be used as a reference)

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CristinaP
School: Boston College

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Running head: SUBSTANCE ABUSE RESEARCH PAPER

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Abstract
The purpose of the following paper is to evaluate the impact of substance abuse on the
health and well being of an individual. In this case, the focus of the analysis is on the addiction to
alcohol, which is known as alcohol dependence disorder or alcoholism. In this case, the study
identifies alcoholism as the frequent and repeated consumption of alcoholic drinks, with the
inability of an individual to free himself from the urge to consume more alcohol. Therefore, the
case study undertakes and overview of alcoholism in general, examines the physical,
psychological, as well as social implications of alcohol addiction and reviews selected case
studies on the dangers of alcoholism.

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Introduction
Addiction is defined as the increased need for substance or behavior which may cause
harm to the individual or society. Exhibiting addictive behavior can have...

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