Addiction Paper

Write a 4-5 page paper (typed, double spaced) explaining alcohol/drug addiction or dependency. Use this rubric and make sure to include certain required information. Use at least 4 credible sources of information and include this in the APA Style bibliography.

Define Addiction/Dependency

Define Addiction and also define dependency (cite sources of definition)

Explain the differences between use, abuse and addiction/dependence

3 points

6 points

Signs and Symptoms of Addiction

Describe the physical and psychological features of addiction/dependency. What specific characteristics are factors of addiction/dependency?

8 points

Theory or Theories

Describe the Disease Model of addiction and at least 2 other theories that underlie dependency

9 points


Properly cite at least 4 credible sources of information.

4 points

Total:30 points