Briefly describe the main theories regarding the etiology and treatment of addictive disorders, including strategies for prevention. Which of these theories fits most closely with your own ideas and assumptions about addictive disorders?
What types of assessments and information are useful to determine the difference between a phase of problem drinking and a substance abuse or dependence problem in college students?
There are couple approaches in which a patient can utilize along with their aversion therapy. One approach has been to provide counseling during treatment to teach strategies for coping with the urge to drink or use drugs when it arises. Another approach has been to provide post-treatment "booster" session to help maintain the a
Provide a brief definition of addiction. What are the similarities and differences in the levels of involvement in the following substance-related stages of addiction: use, intoxication, abuse, and dependence? Discuss why people continue to use substances, despite negative consequences.
Locate and Review the Dodd, Glassman, Arthur, Webb, and Miller (2010) article regarding positive and negative consequences of excessive alcohol consumption among underage college students. Dodd, V., Glassman, T., Arthur, A., Webb, M., & Miller, M. (2010). Based on the (Principles of Reinforcement and Reinforcement Continge
Steven and Joan are the parents of two children, Jessica (14) and Jeremy (12). Steven and Joan are both recovering substance abusers, and they met while at treatment eighteen years ago. Both had parents who were substance abusers. They attend meetings, and both are active in the recovery community. Steven works as a retail store
Demonstrate your current understanding of stimulant abuse. You may focus on amphetamine, methamphetamine, cocaine, caffeine, or nicotine. Include in your reflection myths you may have held to be true, facts you have learned, and things you might like to see happen in regard to human beings' love affair with stimulants.
Please choose and identify two models and/or theories that would most likely be used for this case, why you chose them, how each of the two models and/or theories you selected apply to the case study, how each might address the issues presented in the case study from a counseling standpoint, then analyze the strengths and weakne
I need a brief analysis and evaluation of the validity of the disease model of addiction using specific examples and evidence from the attached sources.
Compare the physical-dependence theory of addiction with the positive-incentive theory of addiction. Discuss the factors that are hypothesized to maintain early bouts of drug administration and that maintain long-term drug consumption. List references.
An important aspect of using a norm-referenced assessment is the degree to which the norming group is representative of the target population to be assessed. Examine reviews available for the Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI-3) in the Mental Measurements Yearbook and evaluate the degree to which it would be appr
Treatment Plan. This component will incorporate concepts and approaches along the continuum of care for addiction or compulsive behaviors, as well as the selected treatment modality which is in the attached case study document. Treatment plan will contain the following: Client identifying information and client consent to
-Identify at least one inpatient treatment program and one outpatient treatment program and compare them. I need help with comparing the bullets below within the programs chosen: ï Treatment modalities used by the programs ïi. Populations served I chose two programs for inpatient and two programs for outpatient. The
Discuss the issue of substance addiction in terms of consequences for the individual and society. Explore why relapse prevention and intervention programs have had only limited effectiveness in solving the problem of drug addiction.
Discuss the relationship between human development and socialization and how this relationship operates.
Briefly summarize the case you selected. Explain your five-axis diagnosis. Provide specific supporting information for each axis. Describe additional information that might be significant to the assessment, treatment, and welfare of the client and intervention. Client brought into the detoxification unit of a local coun
What are some common features of drug addiction? What role do physical and psychological factors play in drug addiction?
Drug abuse is characterized by loss of control over how much a substance is used once begun, and manifested by seven symptoms.
I have met countless alcoholics who have been in therapy and AA for years, and really seem to have gotten good insight into the root of their problem, yet their drinking behavior does not change. What do you think about this? Does insight necessarily lead to behavior change?
In its original form, the term "addiction" referred to substances only, where biochemical changes, tolerance and withdrawal effects could easily be measured. As the usage has spread to behaviors (internet, sex, spending, etc.), the meaning has become more fuzzy. On the subject of internet use, do we just use the familiar definit
Question: What is addiction? How do you know when someone has an substance abuse or substance dependence disorder? What is the difference among use, abuse, and dependence?
What is the difference among use, abuse, and dependence? Why is it important to understand this difference?
Discussion on whether drug addiction is a choice and whether or not treatment for addictions is effective. Suggestions on articles to support or disprove this would be appreciated.
Article review on attitudes toward addiction and recovery in New Jersey 1) Define the problem outlined in the article. 2) Describe the issues related to the problem addressed by the article. 3) Consider the implications of the article to employees, employers and society. a) What are the ramifications if
Outlined the various aspects of the theoretical viewpoints on substance abuse, on pp. 300-304 in the text, with which you agree: sociocultural, psychodynamic, behavioral/cognitive, or biological. Rationale was provided.
Raft a brief e-mail in which you discuss the risks Lila faces in returning to drug abuse and recommendations for a treatment plan and services for Lila
Lila D. has just successfully completed her year in the drug court program. She is 28 years old and had been arrested for prostitution and drug charges. Since Lila was 15 years old, she has used drugs including heroin, ecstasy, and marijuana. She attended one year of college but dropped out due to her addiction issues. Her middl
I need help with the following questions: a. Where is binge drinking most prominent? b. Who is at risk for binge drinking? Provide references please. Thank you.
Define drug abuse, addiction and dependence. What character traits are most associated with these terms? What role does our cultural and societal structures play in perpetuating drug abuse? If you had the power and opportunity to help solve these problems, what solutions or programs would you develop? In answering this mus
1. Explain the physiological addiction process? 2. Which psychological theory most clearly explains addiction? (minimum 300 words) I need help with these questions. I need as much information as possible to get me started. Thank you.
Address the four categories of depressants, stimulants, narcotics, and hallucinogens. For each category, identify specific substances within it, street names, methods of administration, addiction potential, paraphernalia, what effects you might observe in the workplace with a user of this substance, withdrawal symptoms, and tre
Explain, in your own words, how sociology and psychology influence drug abuse. Then describe the relationship between these two explanations of drug abuse and crime. Support your paper with examples found from the Internet