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?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 10:18 pm ad1c9bdddf
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?
First, I want to address the issue of using "peer reviewed" materials, and providing information that is not your opinion. This is common practice in academia, and is mandatory when a student reaches graduate levels. One thing to remember - you are never allowed to give your own opinion unless you hold the title PhD, EdD, PsyD, or other doctorate level degree in the field you are providing information on. Until then, you must always cite, cite, cite unless you are writing something that is common knowledge. You usually always cite from peer-reviewed sources. These are sources that have been critiqued by other professionals in the field and published in journals that are used and scrutinized by experts in the field. The databases I saw in your search included the common databases that ...
Define addiction and substance dependence disorder