A disease of obsession | SOCW 6103 – Introduction to Addictions | Walden University


Submit a 2- page paperthat addresses the following:

  • Provide two examples of how symptoms of a co-occurring disorder may influence efforts to stop the abuse of a substance.
  • Describe the symptoms and how substance abuse or an addictive behavior might temporarily counteract the symptoms of the co-occurring disorder.
  • Explain how the development of a ritual around substance abuse or addictive behavior can be used to strengthen an addiction or be used to treat an addiction.
  • Explain why the type of substance or other obsession is relevant when it comes to the disease of addiction itself.
  • Describe three examples of how an individual’s addiction might impact others or society.